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My mom is addicted to playing cards, it causes several problems in my home. She has lost all the money saved, how can we stop her from this addiction?

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Dr. Adam Front
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Gambling addiction

You cannot make her stop, but you can get help through gamanon, the companion group to gamblers anonymous.
In the same way that al-anon helps family members of an alcoholic, whether or not the alcoholic is in aa, gamanon can help you whether your mother goes to ga or not.

In brief: Gambling addiction

You cannot make her stop, but you can get help through gamanon, the companion group to gamblers anonymous.
In the same way that al-anon helps family members of an alcoholic, whether or not the alcoholic is in aa, gamanon can help you whether your mother goes to ga or not.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
5 doctors agree

In brief: Gambler's Anonymous

You may want to contact gambler's anonymous and see if they have any ideas on how to approach your mom to get her into a more sane mind set.

In brief: Gambler's Anonymous

You may want to contact gambler's anonymous and see if they have any ideas on how to approach your mom to get her into a more sane mind set.
Dr. Robert Killian
Dr. Robert Killian
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