How I Got Help for my Gambling Problem -- Gamblers Anonymous

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"For eight years, compulsive gambling devastated my life to the point where I had become hopeless. No matter how much I won or lost, I could not stop. I amassed huge debts and I wanted desperately to stop gambling, but on my own, I could not. But I found Gamblers Anonymous and the 12 Steps of Recovery, and, after surrendering to the fact that I am powerless over gambling and that my life had become unmanageable, I found hope. Through the people and tools G.A. offers, and through my willingness to listen and work at my own recovery, my life has gotten better. And I've not made a bet in 4 years! Help is available. Visit and find a meeting near you. Your life can get better! Just take that first step...

P.S. The reason you don't see my face on this video is because G.A. program guidelines request that we remain anonymous at the level of press, radio, films and television. It's the message that counts -- not the messenger. That said, feel free to contact me if you have questions or would like to find out more about the G.A. program or how it has helped me. Peace."


"The more I won, the deeper my happy, little gambling hobby sank into a dark and dangerous compulsion. I literally couldn’t stay away."

Leo Dirr

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