Gambling Help – Outside of Canada

Feel like you might benefit from talking to someone? You have options.

Help for U.S. Residents

 

The National Council on Problem Gambling operates the National Problem Gambling Helpline Network. The network is a single national access point to local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem.

The network consists of 28 call centres which provide resources and referrals for all 50 states, Canada and the US Virgin Islands.

Help is available 24/7 and is 100% confidential.

The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network also includes text and chat services. These features enable those who are gambling online or on their mobile phone to access help the same way they play. One call, text or chat will get you to problem gambling help anywhere in the U.S. 24/7/365.

Call the National Council on Problem Gambling

1-800-522-4700 or speak to a counsellor via Webchat.

WebChat

Help for Australian Residents

Gambling Help Online

Gambling Help Online is funded as part of an agreement between all State and Territory Governments and the Australian Government. It is free, private, confidential and available 24/7.

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Help for U.K. Residents

Gordon Moody Association

The Gordon Moody Association provides high quality, innovative therapeutic support to those most affected by problem gambling including raising awareness of the issues of gambling related harm.

Their range of services are as follows:

  • Specialist Residential Treatment Programme – 12 weeks in duration (preceded by a 2-week residential assessment) providing 18 bed spaces across 2 locations in the UK.
  • Recovery House Accommodation – With relapse prevention support for up to 9 people for up to 3 months following treatment.
  • Outreach support – For ex-residents who have moved on, we provide face to face, telephone and online support.
  • Retreat and Counselling Programme – A mixed model offering a brief retreat programme and counselling providing 3 programmes per year for up to 36 women and 1 programme per year for up to 12 men.
  • Gambling Therapy – An international and multi-lingual online service providing support to problem gamblers worldwide.

For more information or to apply for a place on one of their treatment programmes visit www.gordonmoody.org.uk for their international service visit www.gamblingtherapy.org or download the GT App.

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