Padraig McCarthy has, based on his own experience of problem gambling, documented in this recovery guide the coping strategies and techniques that he used successfully in his own recovery. Padraig is a Business Studies and Information Technology graduate. Despite enjoying his work in the Information Technology industry and forging a relatively successful career. Padraig has battled a gambling problem that caused him immense emotional, financial and relationship stresses, and almost devastated and destroyed everything in life he worked hard for. Padraig hopes that this guide will help all those who are in the throes of a gambling addiction; in overcoming their addiction to lead a happy, content, and gambling-free life.