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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 855-222-5542
Gam-Anon 718-352-1671

An important new site for gambling meetings (plus more): Gamblers, Families, and Friends in Recovery: The site has lists and links to meetings around the world.

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

Illinois Resources:

Co-occurring Problems: This is a short list, there are many others that might apply
Alcoholics Anonymous
Narcotics Anonymous
Sex Addicts Anonymous
Over Eaters Anonymous

For Families and Friends:
Gam-Anon (listed above)
Families Anonymous

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