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Resources for Gamblers & Family

The following are links to educational resources, all of which are made available to gamblers and their family free of cost. Click each one to learn more about the support and options available.

Other Resources

Resources from organizations both in Illinois and around the country that provide support and information to gamblers, friends, and family. Hover over each box to learn more, and click the link to be taken to the site.

Gambler's Anonymous

Gambler's Anonymous

GA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop gambling.
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ChicagoLand Gambler's Anonymous

ChicagoLand GA

The Chicagoland chapter of Gamblers Anonymous. More information about local meetings and their anonymous 24/7 hotline is available on their website.
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Illinois Department of Human Services

Illinois Department of Human Services

IDHS has individuals who can provide you with professional support, advice, and can connect you with customized resources for Substance Use Disorder, Problem Gambling, and Mental Health.
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National Council on Problem Gambling

National Council on Problem Gambling

The NGPC is the only national nonprofit organization that seeks to minimize the economic and social costs associated with gambling addiction. NCPG is neutral on legalized gambling.
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Responsible Gambling Council

Responsible Gambling Council

The RGC is an independent non-profit organization and a leader in the prevention of problem gambling in Canada and globally for 40 years.
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Freedom from Problem Gambling Self-Help Workbook

Freedom from Problem Gambling Self-Help Workbook

This self-help workbook will help you understand your gambling behavior, why you gamble, how it may have become a problem, and will teach you ways to help stop or reduce your gambling.
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