National Council On Problem Gambling
730 11th St NW, Ste 601, Washington, DC, 20001-4509
Distance: 252 Miles
Crisis lines provide immediate support to help ensure a person's safety and help them take the next steps toward resolving a problem.
Crisis intervention hotlines/helplines are available through telephone, email, chat, text or other communication methods.
Provides a 24 hour, confidential national hotline making referrals to local resources for compulsive gamblers and families to get help and support locally.
They offer a number of prevention, education, treatment, enforcement, research, responsible gaming and recovery resources.
Free tools are also available for:
* Gambling Problem Self-Screening Tools
Call or text the National Problem Gambling Helpline
|Toll Free - National Helpline Call or Text||(800) 522-4700|
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RP-1500.1400-240Gambling Addiction Helplines Definition
Programs that provide immediate assistance for people who are concerned about their own gambling or the gambling of a friend or family member which may include short-term emotional support, an opportunity to ask questions and discuss alternatives and referrals to confidential treatment services. Helpline staff are generally available via telephone, email, chat and/or text.
RP-5000.5000-250Gambling Addiction Screening Definition
Programs that offer simple tests that people can use to evaluate their gambling behavior and identify the need for a more definitive assessment and treatment.
RR-5150.5000-250Gambling Addiction Prevention Programs Definition
Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of problem gambling through a variety of educational interventions which help people understand the nature of problem gambling (gambling that causes psychological, physical, social or vocational disruptions in the lives of people for whom gambling is an issue); the risk factors and warning signs; and sources for treatment and support. Included are prevention programs that address specific target populations (e.g., helping professionals, people who are at risk for the problem or people who are concerned about their own gambling or the gambling of someone they care about) as well as those that are intended to reach the community at large. Delivery formats may include printed materials, videos or websites that address the subject and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-5000.3300-200Compulsive Gambling Definition
The consistent inability to resist the impulse to gamble to the extent that gambling behavior compromises, disrupts or impairs personal, family or vocational pursuits and/or social and economic stability.