POTENTIAL RISK FACTORS
- Unhealthy coping mechanisms.
- Regularly using alcohol and/or other drugs.
- Being a risk taker (participating in risky behaviours, such as binge drinking).
- Psychological or mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety.
- A big win early on.
- Losing a significant amount of money, which may lead to chasing money lost.
- Living independently for the first time.