Provides an overview of gambling-related prevalence, regulation and harm in Australia. Argues that gambling can seriously affect many aspects of an individual’s life; and can also affect family members, friends and carers. Reviews the latest government initiatives to address the negative social and economic impacts of problem gambling, including the regulation of growing access to online gambling. Provides detailed advice on dealing with personal gambling issues, including how to identify the warning signs, and where to get help. Includes worksheets and activities; glossary; fast facts; web links; and an index.