28. Gambling Addiction Recovery: Opening Up and Finding Your Voice

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It often takes a number of tries to break free from a gambling problem. Like peeling back the layers of an onion, each time gambling gets out of control, it tells you that something more or different is needed for you to better manage this issue. Often what is needed is a willingness to look a little deeper within yourself and open up.

Hear a powerful and inspiring conversation with an Indigenous man who found his way through the impact of abuse, colonization and the dark days of drinking, drugs and gambling addiction. He shares how finding his voice, trusting his gut and opening up helped him to get to a place where he is standing tall and proud. Listen now and get some hope and guidance for your recovery path.

Learn more about opening up as part of your gambling addiction recovery and find resources specifically for Indigenous people in the blog for this episode at www.gamblingproblemhelp.ca

We would love to hear your story of opening up and finding your voice as you have moved away from gambling problems. Comment below the post for this episode on Facebook. Or get a dialogue going and share this episode with others.

If you live in British Columbia and would like to access our free, confidential counselling and outreach services, connect with us online through Gambling Support BC or call 1-888-795-6111. We have Indigneous counsellors and outreach providers to help with concerns about your own or a loved one's gambling.

Other resources for Indigneous people looking for counselling and recovery support in Canada:

The Residential School Crisis Line is 1-800-721-0066. For residents of BC, the KUU-US crisis line is 1-800-588-8717.

Counselling is available through the First Nations Health Authority and addictions services can be accessed through most Friendship Centres and Band Offices in Canada.

Another option is Wellbriety. Find an in person Wellbriety Circle near you or join a Wellbriety Online Meeting.

Thanks for listening to Fold em. Fold em is funded by Gambling Support BC.

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