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    Gocats888
    Junior Member
    Posts: 12
    Joined: Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:13 am

    Podcast idea feedback

    Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:05 am

    Hi everyone

    I’m 3 months gamble free after 3 relapses. The pain of the last one was (and still is) significant. I’m slowly digging myself out - but I will get there eventually.

    I wanted to run an idea past this forum. Each time I relapsed the first thing I did was come here and read daily. It helped a lot. The initial depression is hard to bare and finding similarities in others helped me cope.

    I’d love to harness this idea and develop a podcast that focuses on support. Support for those who suffer in silence and need a relatively discreet way of making that first step. I’d like to think that the episodes could encourage further help seeking in the future.

    This is all just in the idea stage and I know there has been one developed before (not a dollar more).

    What id like to know is... do you think this is something you would use? Do you think it would help you in some way?

    I would like to make it clear that I am not doing it for financial gain. I want to help. The stigma attached to problem gambling help seeking is as strong as it ever was in my opinion. I hate to think there are so many battling these demons in silence.

    Feedback welcome
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    Mona58
    Senior Member
    Posts: 1045
    Joined: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:44 am

    Re: Podcast idea feedback

    Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:48 am

    Hi GoCats

    This sounds like a great idea. It would lead , as you say, people to seek further support, The difference between reading txt and hearing reassurance in isolation would have a bigger effect.

    Mona
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    A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.~Confucius

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