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Gamblers Choice

Take the test

Did you ever lose time from work due to gambling?
Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?
Did gambling affect your reputation?
Have you ever felt remorse after gambling?
Did you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?
Did gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?
After losing, did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?
After a win, did you have a strong urge to return and win more?
Do you often gamble until your last dollar is gone?
Did you ever borrow to finance your gambling?
Have you ever sold anything to finance your gambling?
Were you reluctant to use "gambling money" for normal expenditures?
Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of yourself and your family?
Did you ever gamble longer than you had planned?
Have you ever gambled to escape worry or trouble?
Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to finance gambling?
Did gambling cause you to have difficulty sleeping?
Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?
Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by a few hours of gambling?
Have you ever considered self-destruction as a result of your gambling?
Do you have a gambling problem?

Compulsive gamblers usually answer "yes" to at least seven of the twenty questions. If you answered yes to seven or more, complete and submit this form. One of our counselors will be in touch with information about our program. Submitting this form does not obligate you to participate in any way.

Would you like help?
For whom did you take this assessment?
Our counselors are happy to visit with you by phone or email. If you'd prefer, they are also happy to send literature by mail. Please leave your phone number, email or mailing address, so that we can follow up.

Our Impact This Year

  • People received help with immigration-related services


  • Problem gamblers who found help


  • Hours of training provided by Child Care Aware to early childhood workforce


  • Seniors provided with companionship in North Dakota


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