The first step is to ask for help.
You should share your concerns with your medical provider as the psychological stress of problem gambling can impact your health.
For immediate assistance,
The National Council on Problem Gambling can be reached at 1-800-522-4700
This organization can help you find counselors in your area who are experienced in treating problem gamblers.
You may also want to call Gamblers Anonymous and plan to attend a meeting.
Gamblers Anonymous can be reached at 1-213-386-8789
It is important to remember that even though the behaviors of a problem gambler are devastating, there is help available and with ongoing treatment, there is always hope for a sustained remission.