What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling? Mooresville NC

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.

Counseling Center of Iredell
(704) 872-7638
120 South Park Avenue
Mooresville, NC
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398 North Main Street
Mooresville, NC
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McLeod Addictive Disease Center
(704) 871-2992
636 Signal Hill Drive Extension
Statesville, NC
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Treatment Centers LLC
(704) 645-8539
448 Jake Alexander Boulevard West
Salisbury, NC
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Cabarrus Baptist Association Inc
(704) 786-9205
930 Lee Ann Drive
Concord, NC
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Miracles Inc Healing Center
(704) 664-1009
134 Professional Park Drive
Mooresville, NC
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America''s Addiction Treatment Inc
(704) 806-0394
2046 Davie Avenue
Statesville, NC
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Beth Arrigo Psychotherapy
(704) 788-2094
5443 Village Drive
Concord, NC
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Serenity House Inc
(704) 786-8722
172 Spring Street SW
Concord, NC
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(704) 490-3651
236 LePhillip Court
Concord, NC
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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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