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What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling? Beaver Dam WI

Compulsive gamblers may start betting small amounts, but sooner or later start to wager higher bets in order to get the same feelings of excitement they had when they first started playing. Compulsive gamblers often feel agitated and restless if they are unable to gamble and can feel a strong desire to gamble when other aspects of their lives are weighing them down.

Psychiatric Associates
(920) 885-2780
200 Front Street
Beaver Dam, WI
Hotline
(920) 885-2780
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Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Family Resources Associates Inc
(920) 261-4100
1315 West Main Street
Watertown, WI
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Substance abuse treatment
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Gundersen Lutheran
(608) 775-2287
1910 South Avenue
La Crosse, WI
Hotline
(608) 775-4344
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
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Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Lutheran Social Services
(414) 671-5920
1545 South Layton Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI
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Substance abuse treatment
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women
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Ojibwa, Spanish

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Department of Health and Human Servs
(608) 339-4505
108 East North Street
Friendship, WI
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Substance abuse treatment
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Dodge County Department of
(920) 386-3500
199 Home Road
Juneau, WI
Hotline
(920) 386-3500
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Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Century House
(262) 544-6233
1130 Northview Road
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Psychiatric Associates
(920) 885-2780
200 Front Street
Beaver Dam, WI
Hotline
(920) 885-2780
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Racine Psychological Services Inc
(262) 634-8688
840 Lake Avenue
Racine, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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American Behavioral Clinic
(414) 774-1794
9720 West Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI
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Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
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Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling?

How do you find if you have a gambling addiction? The first thing to note is compulsive gambling is a psychological condition which makes the persons unable to control their desire to gamble. Many crave the feeling they have when they gamble and seek this experience on a daily basis, no matter whether they’re on a winning or losing streak.

Compulsive gamblers may start betting small amounts, but sooner or later start to wager higher bets in order to get the same feelings of excitement they had when they first started playing. Compulsive gamblers often feel agitated and restless if they are unable to gamble and can feel a strong desire to gamble when other aspects of their lives are weighing them down. Compulsive gamblers may also believe that gambling is the only way to pay off debts and keep believing that it’s only a matter of time before they hit the elusive jackpot. Some compulsive gamblers may find themselves lying to friends and families and in some cases stealing money or goods to pay for their gambling habit.

Perils of Compulsive Gamblers

Not all compulsive gamblers will exhibit each of these qualities, but if you recognize just a few of these in yourself or someone close to you then it could be time to seek help.

Compulsive gambling is treatable and there are a number of wonderful organizations set up to deal specifically with this problem.

Gamblers Anonymous is probably the most well-known and widespread and is based on a 12-step program similar t...

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