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Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-899-4357; 24/7/365

Mandate: 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.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • Gamblers Anonymous offers a 12 Step Program
  • Weekly meetings (St. John’s Metro): Recovery Centre 
    • 80 Charter Ave., Building 532, Pleasantville, St. John’s, NL (rear parking lot entrance)
    • Tel: (709) 752-4980; 24/7
  • Meeting Times:
    • Monday – 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm including ALL statutory holidays
    • Starting November 4th, 2019 meetings start at 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Recovery Centre
    • 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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