Are you an addict - Add up your score

How often do you think about gambling?

Never...........................................0

Once or twice a day...................2

3-5 times a day...........................3

All day .........................................5

All day and all night...................7

How often do you gamble?

 

Once a month............................ 1

Once a week...............................2

Once or twice a day...................3

3-5 times a day...........................4

All day .........................................5

All day and all night...................7

How much do you spend on gambling?

0-10 a week...............................1

10-50 a week............................ 3

50-100 a week...........................5

100-250 a week ........................7

250 or more per week.............10

How do you gamble?

On the grand national at the bookies..0

On an app................................................1

On an app & at the bookies..................3

Online casinos and apps.......................4

Real life casinos and apps.....................4

All of the above ......................................8

How is your general mood?

Always happy, always smiling...............0

Niether happy or sad.............................1

A bit down most of the time.................3

Always down/sad/upset........................5

Completely depressed..........................7

I want to end it all - suicidal................10

Time to add up you're scores

If your scored 

0-5 You are a liesure/fun gambler who enjoys an occaional flutter. No need for concern.

5-10 You have an interest in gambling but not addicted. Keep an eye one it .

10-15 You need to be careful, gambling has become part of you're life, begin to take action .

15-20 You are a gambling addict.  You need to get help, a hobby and urgently intervene - see tips to quit page.

20 or more  -  Ok this is serious, you need help and you need it now and it is available.  Make an appointment at you're gp, speak to samaritans (number below) and seek professional help, confide in someone you trust.  Please do not ignore the way you are feeling, life is precious and you can turn this around.