Resources

This list is not comprehensive and while I have a familiarity with them I cannot guarantee anything beyond the possibility of help.

People with a Gambling Disorder have a high rate:

Of suicidal ideation and attempts:
911 and emergency rooms
National Suicide Hotline 800-733-8255

Mental Health Issues:
911 and emergency rooms
National Alliance on Mental Illness 800-950-6264
local listings of Mental Health Agencies and private practice therapists

Domestic violence:
National Domestic Violence Hotline 800-799-7233
local listings of service

Gambling Specific Problems:
Gamblers Anonymous
Gam-Anon

Gambling in Recovery
National Council on Problem Gambling
Most states have Councils on Problem Gambling

Illinois Resources:
1-800-gambler
weknowthefeeling.org

Illinois Council on Problem Gambling

Co-occurring Problems:
Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Refuge Recovery
Smart Recovery

Creating Problems for their Families and Friends:
Gam-Anon
Alanon
Families Anonymous

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