An app for people with gambling addiction. This app is best used with guidance and support from people trained to help gamblers such as counsellors and therapists.
|Gambling Therapy||By Gordon Moody Association|
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What does the app do?
This app has information on what is problem gambling and a test for the users to assess whether their gambling is a problem. The test appears to be based on the Canadian Problem Gambling Index. The advice section comprises:
- Mindfulness: audios on overcoming the urge to gamble, guided sitting meditation and tips on how to relax.
- Self-help exercises: this section has a series of worksheets that the user needs to complete to help them understand their problem and figure out solutions such as a gambling diary, worksheets that help you identify gains and losses of gambling, triggers and what you can do to reduce it.
- Limits and self-exclusion: describes features of websites that allow you to set limits.
- Access, time and money: offers advice on practical barriers to gambling.
✔ Easy to identify if the user has problem gambling.
✘ For someone needing immediate help, there are numerous steps and users may not be able to spend time reading how to do it on the app.
Date of review: August 2019
Platform reviewed: Android
Download size: 71.21 MG
Updated on: 9/04/2019
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