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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.

Other services (24-hours)

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14

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 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.

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.

Self-help guide

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.