Financial status and positions are troubled as this addiction becomes a compulsion and he or she is unable to stop gambling even when they run out of money thus endangering their personal, financial and social life. A treatment to this addiction, as said above, should first start from home. It is the family members who can understand that person better and they will be in a better position to treat him the right way. It is the personal care and love that can change directions and control the person from gambling. Of course, they definitely require the help and assistance of the rehabilitation centres but understand that more than the addicts it is the ones who have been treated for this who are more prone to gambling.Yes, a person might get treated for the this gambling addiction but understand that he is more vulnerable
To getting back to this habit than the other gamblers with more intensity because all his desires and passion for gambling has got suppressed all throughout the treatment period and hence post treatment, he is the one who might get pulled towards this easily. So it is not in just treating a gambler but trying to keep him away and diverted from the habit for a particular period of time until he completely recovers from the problem. And this is where the family plays a crucial role. He should be kept engaged and pre-occupied with other activities and it is this that will take off even a speck of gambling from his mind. A person who is able to pass through this phase successfully is the one who is successful in abandoning gambling.