Gambling addiction treatment in Lviv

 Gambling addiction is a serious chronic illness that is a psychological addiction to games. Currently, the most common form of gambling addiction is addiction to computer games.

Addiction suppresses the will of a person, limits the range of his interests, and the only thing he continues to strive for is to be a participant in the game process. Further development of the disease has a destructive effect on family and social relationships, and can cause high material costs. In addition, gambling addiction can cause the development of other mental disorders, which include depression, schizophrenia.

In order to provide timely assistance to a person in trouble, one should realize that any addiction requires the intervention of experienced specialists, and the fight against gambling addiction is a long process that will require the willpower of not only the addict himself, but also the participation of those who surrounds him. In this article we will tell you about the reasons for the development of addiction, about where you can get treatment for gambling addiction in Lviv.

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Formation of gambling addiction: main reasons

Most often, addiction to computer and gambling is a consequence of various psychological disorders, which include:

  • feeling alone;
  • dissatisfaction with oneself;
  • desire to get rich quickly.

The process of the game allows you to experience many unusual and quite thrills, which are often not available in real life. Being in constant tension, the player experiences euphoria from even a small win, which allows him to believe in himself even more.

However, in real life, the addict experiences a constant feeling of anxiety, becomes irritable, analyzes his failures and seeks to find a way that will help him win again. But the reality is that success is necessarily followed by defeat, which makes a person feel despair, loneliness, fear.

Gambling addiction affects people of different ages. The younger generation (schoolchildren, adolescents) is greatly influenced by modern films with beautiful stories of easy enrichment, Internet sites offering “reliable” ways to win in casinos, etc. In childhood, the psyche is more unstable, so addiction forms very quickly.

Treatment of gambling addiction in Lviv

 Getting rid of gambling addiction is possible only with the participation of specialists in the field of psychology. Addiction to games is not affected by persuasion, threats, prohibitions. The Transformation clinic uses a unique 12-step program to treat gambling addiction, with the help of which millions of addicts have become absolutely free.

At the initial stages of gambling addiction, psychocorrectional help can be dispensed with, for which you can also contact a rehabilitation center. With an already formed disease, treatment is carried out in a hospital, the main goal of which is to create a new system of values ​​for the addict, expand the circle of his interests. The treatment program includes a variety of methods of influence, among which are group psycho-trainings, activities aimed at spiritual and moral revival, art therapy, etc.

The clinic pays a lot of attention to the prevention of relapses, so here they provide mandatory support to the addict’s relatives at all stages of rehabilitation and continue to monitor clients after the end of the main course.

The Rehabilitation Center “Transformation” is an anonymous treatment for gambling addiction in Lviv, as well as psychological assistance that is needed not only for our clients, but also for those closest to them. We resort to compulsory treatment (with the consent of loved ones) only in critical situations. More information about the program itself, how much the course costs, the cost of individual services can be found by calling the hotline or on the clinic’s website.

For more details about the gambling addiction treatment program, you can read the link .

Step one

Acknowledging Our Powerlessness: The first step in the program for the addict is to admit that he is no longer in control of his own life. Understanding that we cannot save our lives on our own is the first step to our recovery.

Step two

In his struggle with the disease, the patient can enlist the help of God, such as he sees him.

Step three

The patient learns to trust the power that leads him to recovery; he completely delegates control of his life to this power.

Step four

The stage of careful introspection: the patient reveals his hidden fears and negative experiences to the group in order to understand the root cause of the development of the disease.

Step five

The patient accepts himself and his negative experience; he admits his mistakes not only to himself, but also to his loved ones and to God leading him.

Step six

The patient prepares for active actions aimed at getting rid of the disease. He understands that alcohol or drugs is not the cause of addiction. The reason lies in himself. You can defeat addiction only by changing yourself.

Step seven

Based on the experience of other members of the group, patients begin to correct their own behavioral patterns, correcting their shortcomings.

Step eight

The patient makes a list of the people he has harmed during his illness and prepares himself to apologize for the pain and make amends.

Step nine

The patient apologizes and compensates for the damage to all people offended by him. Thus, he gets rid of remorse and forgives himself.

Step ten

The patient develops the habit of constantly analyzing his actions and immediately admitting his mistakes. This is learning self-control and responsibility for his life

Step eleven

The patient continues his path of reflection. This allows him to develop the spiritual essence of the addict, his moral sphere.

Step twelve

The patient uses the knowledge gained during the course to help himself and other victims of addiction. He uses these skills in all areas of his life, thus achieving inner harmony and happiness.

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