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.