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Raymond Wagner, of Halifax’s Wagners law firm, says the amendment to the Gambling Control Act will block access to justice for those whose lives have been destroyed by an addiction to gambling — specifically when it comes to the playing of government-approved video lottery terminals (VLTs). Raymond Wagner, Wagners law firm.
Nova Scotia 211: Connects individuals with information on accessible resources. Search for programs and services in your area. Problem Gambling Help Line: Operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Help Line provides immediate support and information.
Nova Scotia: Addiction Services 902-424-8866 1-866-340-6700 Health card required; Nova Scotia: Mental Health Crisis Line 1-888-429-8167 24 hours; Nunavut: Kamatsiaqtut Help Line 867-979-3333 1-800-265-3333 24 hours; Service available in other languages; Ontario: Addiction, Mental Health, and Problem Gambling Services (ConnexOntario) 1-866-531.
Casey said gambling is “a choice” that Nova Scotians use for entertainment, however she conceded that misuse can lead to addiction. “We believe it is an individual’s choice but we also recognize that we have a responsibility to help those who may be struggling,” she told reporters.
A province-wide, free, distance-counselling service that offers both long-term support and short-term or crisis counselling. When you contact the Gambling Support Network, you’ll talk with a counsellor who provides the same services as a face-to-face counsellor would, the only difference is that you talk to the person by phone.