Information about gambling and addiction to gambling

To complement the information in German on our website you will find here links to various information leaflets written in English provided by organisations both in Switzerland and in other countries.

Please note that some of the information only applies to the country in which the leaflet was produced e.g. information on the legal situation. Furthermore you will not normally be able to claim assistance from outside the relevant country.

Information for gamblers:

  • When Gambling becomes a problem... Information for persons with a migration background (Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen DHS) www.dhs.de
  • What type of Player are you? (Centre du jeu excessif, Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois chuv) www.jeu-excessif.ch
  • Problem Gambling – The issues, the options (Center for Addiction and Mental Health/Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale, Toronto) www.problemgambling.ca
  • Freedom from Problem Gambling, Self-help workbook (this workbook is NOT a substitute for professional help) (UCLA Gambling Studies Program) www.uclagamblingprogram.org

Institutions whose information is linked to this website:

  • DHS: Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen www.dhs.de
  • Center for Addiction and Mental Health/Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale, Toronto www.camh.ca
  • Centre du jeu excessif, Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois chuv) www.jeu-excessif.ch

Information for close friends or family:

  • When gambling becomes a problem... Information for partners and relatives (Deutsche Hauptstelle für Suchtfragen DHS) www.dhs.de
  • A Player amongst Your Friends or Family? (Centre du jeu excessif, Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois chuv) www.jeu-excessif.ch
  • Problem Gambling – A guide for families (Center for Addiction and Mental Health/Centre de toxicomanie et de santé mentale, Toronto) www.problemgambling.ca

All this information was carefully selected. However those responsible for this website www.sos-spielsucht.ch cannot guarantee that the information provided is accurate, complete or up to date.