Triggers and Urges

Experiencing triggers is a natural part of the process of change, identifying and developing a plan to deal with them helps in achieving your goal.

Keep a record of your triggers/urges to gamble: the more you understand your triggers, the more likely you can develop strategies to deal with them successfully. This will help keep you on track to achieving your goals.

Use this chart to help understand your triggers. Print out blank copies and keep them with you to fill out when you are triggered.