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North Cochrane Addiction Services

29 Byng Avenue, Suite 2

Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1W6

Tel: 705-335-8408

Fax: 705-335-5640

Agency Hours/Heures d'ouverture:

 

Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Du lundi au vendredi, de 8 h 30 à 16 h 30.

 

Gambling Program

 

—Gambling problems share many similarities with other addictive disorders. Common signs of problem gambling:

 

Behavioural signs:

  • misses family events

  • is gone for long, unexplained periods of time

 

Emotional signs:

  •   has mood swings or sudden outbursts of anger

  •   seems anxious, bored, restless, depressed or suicidal

 

Financial signs:

  •   frequently borrows money or asks for salary advances

  •   cashes in savings accounts, RRSP’s

 

Health signs:

  •   headaches

  •   over eating or loss of appetite

  •   difficulty sleeping

 

This program offers and addresses:

 

  • —Relapse prevention

  • —Harm reduction

  • —Education about the physical and psychological effects.

  • —Cognitive distortions

  • —Gambling related problems and how to deal with them.

  • —Affected emotions; shame, guilt, anger, sadness, fear…

  • —Techniques and behaviours that may have a positive effect on their life and the lives of their loved ones.

 

For more information on the programs and services we provide, please contact us.

 

 

 

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Call 705 335-8408

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