This resource is available to all those seeking professional counseling or is concerned about their own gambling, someone else’s gambling, their families and/or significant others. Treatment is available in some locations regardless of insurance coverage. Translation services available upon request.
The Commonwealth is a gambling-exposed state. The availability of gambling opportunities is associated with gambling and with gambling-related problems. As a result, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health established this office and website, which contains a variety of free resources.
The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling provides education, advocacy and resources to individuals who gamble, their families, caregivers and the community at large.
NCPG is the national advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families. Its vision is to improve health and wellness by reducing the social costs of problem gambling.
ICRG is the only national organization exclusively devoted to funding research that helps increase understanding of gambling disorder and youth gambling, and finding effective methods of treatment for the disorder.
National Problem Gambling Helpline
Anyone can call this national helpline to receive information about local resources for those seeking help for a gambling problem in all 50 states, Canada and the US Virgin Islands. The helpline is open 24/7 and is 100% confidential.
Gamblers Anonymous Locate a meeting near you or talk to someone on the phone in real time
Gam-ANON For anyone who is worried about someone with a gambling problem, such as a friend or loved one
Gambling Self Help Meeting List in Massachusetts and New England List of meetings organized by state, for individuals who gamble and their loved ones.