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Gamblers Anonymous is for people with a gambling problem.

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same.

What is compulsive gambling? There are many and varying interpretations of compulsive gambling. The explanation that seems most acceptable to G.A. members is that compulsive gambling is an illness, progressive in its nature, which can never be cured, but can be arrested.

Before coming to G.A., many compulsive gamblers thought of themselves as morally weak or just “no good”. The G.A. concept is that the compulsive gambler is a very sick person who can recover by following a very simple program, to the best of his or her own ability, that has proved successful for hundreds of other men and women with a similar problem.

What is the first thing a compulsive gambler ought to do in order to stop gambling? To accept the fact that compulsive gambling is a progressive illness and to have the desire to get well. Our experience has shown that the GA program will always work for anyone who wants to stop gambling. It will seldom work for the man or woman who cannot, or will not, squarely face the facts about this illness.

Only you can make that decision.

Gamblers Anonymous is for people with a gambling problem.

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