Responsible Gaming Resources
Gambling can be a fun and exciting activity for many people. However, for some individuals, gambling can become a serious problem that negatively impacts their lives. If you or someone you know is struggling with gambling addiction, it's important to know that there are resources available to help.
Here are some of the responsible gambling resources in North America that you can utilize if you have gambling problems:
- National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) The National Council on Problem Gambling is a non-profit organization that provides support and resources for individuals who are struggling with gambling addiction. They offer a 24-hour confidential helpline, online chat, and email support to connect individuals with trained counselors and provide information on resources and treatment options.
- Gamblers Anonymous (GA) Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength, and hope with each other to recover from gambling addiction. GA meetings are available in most major cities across North America, and they also offer online meetings and a 24-hour helpline.
- The National Center for Responsible Gambling (NCRG) The National Center for Responsible Gambling is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping individuals make informed choices about gambling and promoting responsible gambling behavior. They provide research and education on gambling addiction, as well as resources for individuals and families affected by gambling problems.
- Gambling Help Online (GHO) Gambling Help Online is a free, confidential service that provides online support and counseling for individuals in Australia who are struggling with gambling addiction. They offer a range of resources, including self-help tools, chat support, email support, and phone counseling.
GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-GAMBLER • 21+
GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-9-WITH-IT • 1-800-994-8448 • MUST BE 21+
MUST BE 21+ • GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-522-4700
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER • IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAS A GAMBLING PROBLEM, CRISIS COUNSELING AND REFERRAL SERVICES CAN BE ACCESSED BY CALLING 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537)
21+ GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-270-7117
GAMBLING PROBLEM? CALL 1-800-BETS-OFF
MUST BE 19+ • PLEASE PLAY RESPONSIBLY • IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT YOUR GAMBLING OR SOMEONE CLOSE TO YOU, PLEASE CONTACT CONNEXONTARIO AT 1-866-531-2600 TO SPEAK TO AN ADVISOR, FREE OF CHARGE
MUST BE 21+ • IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW HAS A GAMBLING PROBLEM AND WANTS HELP, CALL: 1 (888) 789-7777 OR VISIT CCPG.ORG/CHAT
Must be 21+. Gambling Problem? Call 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369). Standard text rates may apply
Remember, if you or someone you know is struggling with gambling addiction, it's important to seek help. These resources are here to support and guide individuals towards recovery and a healthy, balanced life.