Problem gambling would not be such a tragedy if it was just about losing money.
The real problem is the way it makes us feel when we know we are hooked. It is like Jekyll and Hyde: part of us knows that gambling is causing us and our loved ones terrible harm, yet another part compels us to continue gambling in the belief that it holds the solution to our problems.
Escape can seem impossible. The wonderful news is that escape is actually easy if you follow some simple instructions.