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Counselling, support and advice for problem gambling

Phone

If you are concerned about your gambling (or someone else’s) call the Gambling Helpline on 1800 858 858 for free and confidential 24-hour counselling and crisis support. They also offer referrals to the closest Gambling Help service for face-to-face counselling.

Face-to-face

The Gambling Help service is a free, confidential, face-to-face help service that operates during business hours across Queensland. Contact your local Gambling Help service directly - see contact details below - or phone 1800 858 858 for a referral.

Gambling Help can provide you with:

  • professional, confidential and free face-to-face counselling
  • relationship, financial and group counselling (including individual, couples or family-based sessions)
  • referral to other agencies, where appropriate
  • culturally appropriate assistance.

Contact details for the Gambling Help service

  • Brisbane and Redlands: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 3423 6955
  • Bundaberg: UnitingCare Community - phone (07) 4153 8400
  • Cairns and Far North Queensland: UnitingCare Community - phone (07) 4050 4955
  • Gold Coast: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 5575 6122
  • Ipswich: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 3281 8677
  • Logan: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 3808 9235
  • Mackay and Whitsunday: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 4957 4542
  • Moreton Bay: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 5428 6244
  • Mt Isa: Centacare - phone 1300 NQCARE (1300 672 273)
  • Rockhampton and Central Queensland: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 4926 9377
  • Sunshine Coast: Relationships Australia - phone (07) 5492 7255
  • Toowoomba and South West: Lifeline Darling Downs and South West Queensland - phone 1300 991 443
  • Townsville: Centacare - phone 1300 NQCARE (1300 672 273)
  • Wide Bay Burnett: UnitingCare Community - phone (07) 4191 3100

Online

Gambling Help Online is a free, anonymous and confidential national website that provides live, online professional counselling and email support 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. On this website you’ll find extensive information and self-help tools to assist in identifying, and dealing with, problem gambling.

Other services (24-hours)

  • Gamblers Anonymous: 0467 655 799
  • Lifeline: 13 11 14

Self-help guide

‘You can control your gambling’ self-help guide can be downloaded free-of-charge. You can use this guide to help identify and reduce the impact of your gambling habits in conjunction with counselling, or as a self-management tool.

Gambling help

Get the support you need from Gambling Help 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Call 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au

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Last updated:
19 June 2017
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