Counselling, support and advice for problem gambling
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.
Other services (24-hours)
- Lifeline: 13 11 14
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 via their website link 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.
To find your nearest service, visit Gambling Help Queensland.
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.
The ‘You can control your gambling’ self-help guide can be downloaded free-of-charge. Use this guide to help identify and reduce the impact of your gambling habits in conjunction with counselling, or as a self-management tool.