Rehabilitation and treatment of gamblers

Rehabilitation and treatment of gamblers

Gambling addiction is a mental disorder with disturbances in the emotional-volitional sphere, manifested in a compulsive desire for gambling. The disease goes beyond the ordinary hobby and causes irreparable harm to health, leads to social maladjustment, physical deviations, derealization. Pathology often ends in severe depression, can lead to insanity and suicide.

All addicted people need professional help from specialists, which will be provided at a high level by the doctors of the MEDLUX center. Complex programs include innovative methods that help to create aversion to the game, to block the game dominant. After undergoing treatment and rehabilitation, patients return to normal life.

Rehabilitation center for gamblers in Kyiv

Gambling addiction has tremendous power and completely captures the common mind of a person, all thoughts of which are subordinated to unraveling the secret meaning of the game, the search for money. It has no less destructive power than alcoholism or drug addiction. The player loses income, job, family, and ultimately his life.


We are one of the first rehabilitation centers that combined the best rehabilitation programs for addicts and brought them to life.

It is impossible to cope with addiction on your own; this requires qualified medical care, special conditions, a lot of effort and time. In our center, a phased reformat of the gambler is carried out, for this we carry out:

  • individual consultation with a psychologist;
  • restorative psychotherapy;
  • psychological support;
  • the formation of goals and principles;
  • developing a plan to suppress the urge to play.

Reasons for the occurrence of gambling

The essence of gambling is an irresistible pathological addiction to gambling. The game is becoming a priority, not just entertainment. The following reasons become provoking factors:

  • internal motives;
  • satisfaction of the sense of risk;
  • proving your own superiority;
  • desire to escape from reality;
  • the pursuit of thrills;
  • feeling lonely;
  • improper construction of family relationships;
  • personality traits of a potential gambler.

Gambling addiction is characterized by a painful desire to play, which cannot be overcome. As the disease progresses, the patient plays longer and more often, the light gaps are reduced. The most common addictive games are:

  • slot machines;
  • cards;
  • computer games;
  • roulette;
  • lotteries;
  • sports betting.

A person cannot suppress the craving for play, which replaces all other interests and turns into the meaning of life.

How is the treatment of gambling done?

In the center of rehabilitation for gambling addicts “MEDLUX” the patient will be helped to get rid of the addiction to games forever. This is the main difference between experienced specialists who help the patient to return to a rich and interesting life without games.

The first stage is a complete rejection of any gambling; it is at this stage that frequent breakdowns occur. In this case, special full-scale programs can help, which include modern psychotherapeutic methods:

  • group lessons;
  • individual psychocorrection;
  • painting and music therapy;
  • reflexology;
  • hypnotic effect.

Medicines, such as antidepressants, psychotropics, nootropics, tranquilizers, help relieve obsessive states, return a good mood. In special cases, social workers, psychologists, and teachers are involved in the process.

Center for rehabilitation of gamblers “MEDLUX”

It is not easy to choose a good center; qualified specialists, reliable methods, and special equipment are needed for high-quality treatment. The best psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, narcologists of the highest category work in “MEDLUX”, which guarantees a complete cure.

To permanently interrupt addiction, doctors use new and effective methods of drug treatment, reflexology, psychocorrection.

The development of the program is carried out strictly individually, it includes traditional methods of psychotherapy:

  • individual;
  • family and group;
  • cognitive behavioral;
  • psychoanalysis;
  • psychoorientology;
  • neurolinguistic programming;
  • auto trainings;
  • 4 step program.

At first, the patient understands and accepts the problem. Then learn to overcome his own desires, set goals, find meaning in life without gambling. Gradually, the patient becomes socialized, begins to enjoy life.

Even if it seems to you that there is no way out, it is not. “MEDLUX” will help you free yourself from illness, find real values, change your life for the better.

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