We understand that for many people, gambling can become a problem or an addiction, and we want to provide some information and resources for people who feel that they need help. We are not experts in the complicated issue of addiction and problem gambling and do not presume to tell people how they should act or what they should do. However, we feel it is important for our community to make available any resources that can help people who have problems with gambling. The information below is not a comprehensive list of information or services and is intended to be a starting point for people to learn about problem gambling.
If you or a loved one has a problem with gambling, please check out some of the following resources.
National Center on Problem Gambling 24-Hour Confidential Phone Hotline: 1-800-522-4700
NCPG is a great resource for finding information and services about problem gambling. Their website has a more robust list of resources than we have compiled on The Final Line, and we encourage you to visit their resources page.
National Center on Problem Gambling: 1-800-522-4700
Alabama Council on Compulsive Gambling: 800-522-4700
Arkansas Gambling Helpline: 1-800-522-4700
Arizona Council on Compulsive Gambling: 1-800-777-7207
California Council on Problem Gambling: 1-800-426-2537
Problem Gambling Coalition of Colorado: 1-800-522-4700
Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling: 888-789-7777
Delaware Council on Problem Gambling: 888-850-8888
Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling: 888-236-4848
Georgia Council on Problem Gambling: 800.522.4700
Michigan Divison of Substance Abuse and Gambling Problems: 800-270-7117
Minnesota Department of Human Services: 800-333-HOPE
New York Council on Problem Gambling: 1-877-846-7369
PA Problem Gambling Hotline: 1-877-565-2112