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Military Gambling Problem in New Jersey

Whether they’re active duty or retired vets, many military personnel from New Jersey struggle with gambling addiction every day.

If you’re a veteran from Marlboro Township, Freehold, or anywhere in between and you feel a constant need to gamble, just remember these words: You are not alone. There’s a whole network of support, treatment, and hope available to help you start the process of recovering from your addiction.

It’s no secret that once they come home, many military personnel find it difficult to readjust to civilian life. And while it’s not given as much attention in the media as other common post-service struggles faced by soldiers, gambling problems are widespread among them.

Active duty military members from everywhere around Freehold, New Jersey are not immune to becoming problem gamblers either. Many Monmouth County soldiers between deployments spend their time—and hard earned paychecks—fueling their gambling problems.

Whether you’re active or retired, if you need help for gambling addiction in New Jersey, we are here to help you. If it seems like you’re in over your head, imagining a day when you don’t feel the urge to gamble is probably tough to fathom, but rest assured knowing that with the treatment, support, and hope that we offer, that day can come.

Think of your gambling problem as a battle. As an American soldier, you’ve been trained extensively to fight courageously for your country, and that training has shaped you into the bravest of the brave. Now it’s time to fight for yourself, and this time the battle is called addiction. When you enter the battlefield with the American flag on your sleeve, you can count on your fellow soldiers to have your back. Much the same, a network of support is here to aid you in the fight to help you address your problem and begin recovery.

Gamblers Anonymous meetings are available in Freehold, NJ, and elsewhere around Monmouth County, Marlboro Township, or anywhere else in New Jersey. If you’re a military member who’s ready to seek support, just remember: We’re here to help you. All you have to do is call or text 1-800-GAMBLER, 24/7, for a free, confidential intake conversation.