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Responsible Gambling Resources

Problem Gambling Assistance: Understanding the Need for Support

Problem gambling assistance programs provide individuals and their families with strategies and resources to help them overcome gambling addictions. These programs are usually multi-faceted, involving counseling, financial planning, and self-help groups to address each individual’s unique set of needs. In addition to direct treatment, program may include programs for family members, including spouse and children, to help them understand and cope with the effects of their loved one’s gambling addiction. Outreach services are also available in many locations to spread the word about problem gambling services.