Support Options

Help is available.

Free and confidential advice is available.

There are several services available if you would like more assistance, or would like to talk to someone about your own, or another persons, gambling.

In addition to being confidential and free, the services in the links below also offer information on multilingual services. 

Gambler's Help

Gambler’s Help provides free and confidential services, including in other languages, for anyone affected by gambling. Gamblers Help offers a 24-hour a day, 7 days a week professional and confidential telephone counselling and referral service for anyone who would like to know about gaming related harm and how to deal with them.

Gamblers Help can also connect you to free professional face to face counselling, and provides information about gambling harm via their website. 

  • 1800 858 858 (24-hour service), or
  • 1800 262 376 (Gambler's Help Youthline - for under 25s)
Visit Gambler's Help

Gambling Help Online

Gambling Help Online offers free online support for anyone affected by gambling. This includes live chat and email counselling support and a broad range of online resources for people affected by harmful gambling, all delivered by specialist counsellors.

To find out more, visit the website below.

Visit Gambling Help Online


The GambleAware website provides a range of information about gambling harm, the odds of winning, how gambling works, tips for managing your gambling, when to stop and information about referral options for counselling.

Visit GambleAware

Multicultural specific services

The Multicultural Gambling Harm Prevention Service at Settlement Services International provides free, culturally informed and confidential gambling support for anyone experiencing negative effects from gambling. 

1800 329 192

Peer Connection programmes

Peer Connection Program
Provides a telephone based and confidential peer support for people affected by gambling related problems. 

 For a referral to the service:

Chinese Peer Connection
Program supports people from the Chinese community who are experiencing gambling harm. Support is also available to families or friends. Support is provided through peer support and is a telephone service staffed by Chinese speaking volunteers. 

Self Help Resources

Reset App is a free and confidential app designed to help you understand your relationship with gambling 

100 Day Challenge s a free online tool for anyone who wants to change their relationship to gambling.

Reset App
100 Day Challenge

Other Support

Alternatively, you may prefer to seek assistance from a psychologist, psychiatrist, counsellor, medical practitioner or other suitably qualified person. If you would like a referral to a psychologist or psychiatrist we recommend making an appointment with your General Practitioner for more information. 

Lifeline13 11 14lifeline.org.au
Beyond Blue1300 224 636
Relationships Australia1300 264 277