If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else's you can get support and answers to your questions from a range of Gamblers Help services.
Gambling Help Online
Gambling Help Online is a free online service that provides access to counselling by real-time online chat or by email, information, forums and self-help tools.
Gamblers Helpline Tasmania
1800 858 858
Gambling Helpline Tasmania is a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week telephone service that provides counselling, information and referrals to in-person counselling.
Gamblers Help counsellors are located in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Burnie and other centres and provide a range of services for gamblers and those affected by gambling including:
- Personal counselling
- Family counselling
- Support groups
- Self Exclusions through the Tasmanian Gambling Exclusion Scheme. This scheme provides a means for patrons to be excluded from nominated gaming activities and venues.
To access these services contact:
South and North West: Anglicare Tasmania 1800 243 232
North and South: Relationships Australia Tasmania 1300 364 277
Other help providers
- Your GP
- Psychologists and counsellors in private practice
- Holyoake Tasmania - 03 6224 1777 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Gambling Support Program
The Gambling Support Program provides a public health response to the risks and harms of gambling, through community education, community grants, provision of services for people affected by gambling, policy development and research. For more information, please visit the Gambling Support Program website at www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/gambling/about.