What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling? Sheboygan 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.

Sheboygan County Health & Human Serv
(920) 459-3151
1011 North 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI
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(920) 459-3151
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Libertas of Sheboygan
(920) 803-0740
2108 Koehler Memorial Drive
Sheboygan, WI
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Family Resource Center
(715) 588-1511
533 Peace Pipe Road
Lac Du Flambeau, WI
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Pathway Clinic
(608) 643-3663
560 4th Street
Prairie Du Sac, WI
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Genesis Behavioral Services Inc
(414) 536-3530
5427 West Villard Avenue
Milwaukee, WI
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Genesis Behavioral Services Inc
(920) 457-7802
503 Wisconsin Avenue
Sheboygan, WI
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Substance abuse treatment
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Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Ctr
(920) 451-5548
2629 North 7th Street
Sheboygan, WI
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(920) 451-5548
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Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
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Koller Behavioral Health Services
(715) 478-3524
208 South Hazeldell Street
Crandon, WI
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Genesis Behavioral Services Inc
(414) 344-3406x13
230 West Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI
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Gundersen Lutheran
(608) 374-3853
601 North Superior Avenue
Tomah, WI
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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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