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Addressing the social and economic issues that result from gambling harm in Western Australia.
If you would like to talk to someone about your gambling habits, or the habits of somebody you care about, private and confidential counselling services are available.
Gambling Help WA is a free face to face counselling service for people affected by problem gambling, their partners and families. It offers a supportive environment to talk about the impact that gambling has on their lives as well as the opportunity to
learn new ways to manage the behaviour. The services provided by Gambling Help WA include:
Gambling Help WA service is provided by Centrecare.
To make an appointment call Gambling Help WA on 61 8 9325 6644 (during business hours).
The Problem Gambling Helpline is a 24 hour confidential telephone counselling and referral service. Calls to the Problem Gambling Helpline are free and won’t be listed on your phone bill.
Calls can be made by anyone who would like to know about gambling related problems and how to deal with them. The Problem Gambling Helpline can also help arrange free professional face to face counselling for those callers who are interested in this option.
To speak to a professional immediately, you can call the Problem Gambling Helpline on 1800 858 858.
Gambling Help Online is a web-based problem gambling service which provides:
The service is provided by Turning Point, who are based in Victoria. To access the online counselling service.
Gambling Help Online
Betstop is the national self-exclusion register which allows you to exclude yourself from all licensed interactive wagering services in a single step. Self-exclusion is for a minimum of 3 months and up to a lifetime. BetStop is free, and your personal details will be protected.
The service is provided by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
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