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Help for Problem Gamblers

  • thumbnail "Freedom from Problem Gambling."
    This self-help workbook for problem gamblers, developed by the UCLA Gambling Studies Program, is a tool for assisting people who are motivated to stop gambling or to reduce the problems associated with gambling. The workbook is currently being evaluated for effectiveness and it is NOT a substitute for professional help. PDF copy.
    Click here for Spanish version.
  • California Gambling Control Commission Self-Exclusion Form
  • California Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
    Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537)
    Email: info@calproblemgambling.org
  • Gamblers Anonymous, International Service Office
    (A 12-step self-help group)
    Email: isomain@gamblersanonymous.org
  • Gam-Anon, International Service Office
    (A 12-step self-help group for family members of problem gamblers)
    Email: info@gam-anon.org
  • National Council on Problem Gambling
    Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-522-4700
    Email: ncpg@ncpgambling.org

Problem Gambling HELP

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