Gambling – Get Help

The term “Problem Gambling” includes, but is not limited to, the condition known as “Pathological”, or “Compulsive” Gambling, a progressive addiction characterized by increasing preoccupation with gambling, a need to bet more money more frequently, restlessness or irritability when attempting to stop, “chasing” losses, and loss of control manifested by continuation of the gambling behavior in spite of mounting, serious, negative consequences. National Council on Problem Gambling
For information on obtaining the National Certified Gambling Counselor (NCGC) certification, visit the National Council on Problem Gambling website and click on the Counselor Certification tab at the top of the page.

Resources:

The Outreach Foundation

6912 Main Street, Ste 122, Downers Grove, IL  60516

Speakers bureau and education and awareness programs

(630) 434-2444 or (866) 527-8283

Illinois Gambling Help:  1-800-GAMBLER (1-800- 426-2537) for confidential help with problem gambling.

Illinois Institute for Addition Recovery at Proctor Hospital
5409 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria, IL. 61614
Phone: 309.691.1055 or 1.800.522.3784.

Illinois Council on Problem & Compulsive Gambling Inc.: 1.800.GAMBLIN

The Wager

Gambler’s Anonymous

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