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I am concerned about my alcohol use or gambling

You are not alone.


Local services here to help


SUre 1300 007 873
Gamblers Help (EACH) 1300 003 224
Gambers help 24/7 1800 858 858
Directline drug and alcohol 24/7 1800 888 236

Do you know alcohol use in Knox has increased significantly over the pandemic? This is not unusual during times of stress but we can do something about them. If you are concerned you are not coping, there is mental health help available.

Signs isolation could be impacting your drinking:

  • Drinking more, or more often
  • Interfering with your day-to-day
  • Four walls are closing in
  • Bedtime blues and beyond
  • Relationship troubles
  • Alcohol tolerance creeping up

Pokies play you


Gambling harm can affect self-esteem, relationships, physical and mental health, work performance and social life.

There are things you can so to limit your gambling:

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