Obsession: Winning the next game

Compulsion: Playing

Gambling can happen anywhere, from race tracks to casinos, family room poker games to online slot machines. With so many options available, compulsive gamblers are never far away from temptation. It’s a very real issue, one that affects people of all backgrounds. Maui Recovery meets many families struggling to get help for their troubled loved ones. Several refuse to disclose where they’ve been or where their money goes. Others admit they gamble but refuse to acknowledge a problem, even if they can’t pay bills or personal possessions are frequently pawned off to get more money. Some know they’ve hit rock bottom and need a kind hand to guide them.

No matter what the stage, if you, a family member, or a friend are dealing with a gambling addiction, it’s important to address the root cause. We can help you dig out the shame and deep pain hiding under the surface and put you on the road to recovery. The need to place the next bet, throw the next chip, or hit the next casino can be a distant memory.