Thanks for starting a thread in the Gambling Therapy friends and family forum. This forum will provide you with warmth and understanding from your peers.
Ems as an ex-resident, I can just agree with Velvet who has the knowledge of being on the outside whist her son was inside Gordon House ( Gordon Moody). Ems your partner is in the best place he could be to learn how to suppress this addiction. GMA have 40 years experience, please trust that your partner couldn’t want for any-more
Ems, trying to explain how or what GMA is like is so difficult, everyone is different. What I would suggest you do is have a look at the work he will be doing once he’s completed his assessment in the next week…. GMA Friends & Family of Resident Forum… it may just give you an insight.
Also join velvet in her Tuesday night Friends & Family group … the support an understanding is here I promise
Id like to reiterate one thing. Your partner is safe… Use this time to look after you
Feel free to use the friends and family group, youll find the times for these if you click on the Group times box on our Home page. Now that you have introduced yourself youll find that many of the people you meet here have already read your initial introduction and theyll welcome you in like an old friend 🙂
If youre the friend or family member of someone who is either in, or has been through, the GMA residential programme please take extra care to make sure that nothing you say in groups, or on our forums, inadvertently identifies that person. Even if your loved one isnt connected with GMA, please dont identify them either directly or indirectly just in case they decide to use the site themselves.
Youll find a lot of advice on this site, some of which youll follow, some you wont…but thats ok because only you fully understand your
situation and whats best for you and the people you love. So, take the support you need and leave the advice you dont because it all comes from a caring, nurturing place 🙂
We look forward to hearing all about you!
The Gambling Therapy Team
PS: Let me just remind you to take a look at our