Click here for a list of Gam-Anon meetings in the Chicagoland area.
Here are some questions to help you determine if you are you living with a compulsive gambler.Here is a note from a person who is affected by the gambling problem, a letter from a compulsive gambler
Do you have a gambling problem?
Call 1-855-222-5542 or visit the Gamblers Anonymous web site at www.gachicago.org
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Gam-Anon International Service Office, Inc.
PO Box 157
Whitestone, NY 11357
We come into the group feeling alone, frightened, desperate, and ashamed. We hesitate to share our problems and failures, fearing no one could understand. The Gam-Anon group is warmly accepting and it offers the new member identification. The message we receive is: Come join with us, we too were alone, afraid and unable to cope with the problem; we will share with you a new and fulfilling way of life.
Following is the text to the powerful Serenity Prayer.
It is printed on the back cover of "THE GAM-ANON® WAY OF LIFE - A GAM-ANON HANDBOOK".