Gamblers Anonymous 

24/7 Problem Gambling Helpline: 811 


Gamblers anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other such that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The main purpose is to help compulsive gamblers stop gambling. 

Target Population:

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling. 

Highlights of Programs/Services Offered:

  • Gamblers Anonymous offers a 12 Step Program 
  • Weekly meetings (St. John’s Metro):
    • 8:00pm (Mondays and Thursdays), Canon Wood Hall, Military Road. 

Recovery Centre 

  • 80 Charter Avenue, St. John’s, NL A1B 4A4 
    • Tel: 709-752-4980 or Toll Free: 1-877-752-4980
  • The Recovery Center is operated by Eastern Health and is located St. John’s. 
  • It is open to men and women over the age of 16 who are experiencing symptoms of alcohol and other drug withdrawal or who need assistance with a gambling problem. 
  • Admission to the centre can be through self-referral or through hospital emergency units, health professionals and community agencies (i.e.: RNC). 
  • The centre is able to provide contact information for Gamblers Anonymous contacts within the province. 

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