What can I do if I have debts?

Financial problems, including debts are often the main concern of people with gambling difficulties. Debts are often linked to gambling episodes as the player considers the game as their only way regain their losses. Further playing, however, creates further financial loss. In order to leave this vicious circle, the first step is to make a list of debts. This step is sometimes difficult as the player must face the reality of their financial situation, which they often tend to avoid. It is necessary to list all debts in order to plan how to gradually repay these. Financial planning can be done alone, with help from family members or a debt counseling service.

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