Problem gambling takes a toll on one of your most important relationships: how you feel about yourself.
Tax evasion, payday loans, IOUs, credit card debt & more: these are all red flags on the road to bankruptcy.
Gambling-motivated crimes, like forgery, theft, and embezzlement, are common among problem gamblers,
Only harming yourself? Think again! A problem gambler affects at least 8-10 others, usually family members.
Problem gambling may cause you to lose the job you have and make it difficult for you to find/keep another.
Many problem gamblers will experience eviction, foreclosure and homelessness before they seek help.
Many problem gamblers will deplete their 401Ks, squander inheritances, and drain their kid's college funds.
If you don't put problem gambling in your past, it will overwhelm your present, and it WILL BE your future.
20% of problem gamblers (1 in 5) will ideate or attempt suicide, compared to 5% of the general population.
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