Game Family is an eight-session psycho-educational and support group for family members of gamblers struggling with gambling addiction. The group is open to both the clients of NAMS as well as the general public. GAME Family teaches families how to better support the gambler in recovery, and how to take better care of themselves. The topics covered in the sessions include:
Family members learn effective ways of coping with caregiver stress and to connect with others who are struggling with similar challenges. By sharing their personal struggles, family members can bond and learn from each other. Participants who have attended GAME Family say that the group has helped them to feel more knowledgeable and confident about managing the gambler in their family, rediscover hope, and empower their own lives.