Do you think
you or a senior you know may be having a problem with
gambling? Ask yourself the following 20 questions.
Do you ever lose time from work
due to gambling?
Has gambling ever made your home
Did gambling affect your
Have you ever felt remorse after
Did you ever gamble to get money
with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial
Did gambling cause a decrease in
your ambition or efficiency?
After losing did you feel you must
return as soon as possible and win back your losses?
After a win did you have a strong
urge to return and win more?
Did you often gamble until your
last dollar was gone?
Did you ever borrow to finance
Have you ever sold anything to
Were you reluctant to use
"gambling money" for normal expenditures?
Did gambling make you careless of
the welfare of yourself and your family:
Did you ever gamble longer than
you had planned?
Have you ever gambled to escape
worry or trouble?
Have you ever committed, or
considered committing, an illegal act to finance
Did gambling cause you to have
difficulty in sleeping?
Do arguments, disappointments or
frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?
Did you ever have an urge to
celebrate any good fortune by a few hours of gambling?
Have you ever considered self
destruction as a result of your gambling?
compulsive gamblers will answer yes to at least seven of
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