Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505
The Helpline is:
open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
free, confidential and anonymous
available across the province
able to provide service in more than 140 languages.
The Helpline provides information about and referrals to problem gambling counselling services, telephone-counselling services and mutual aid organizations such as Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon.
You can also contact the local treatment provider in your area directly to arrange an appointment.
A list of problem gambling treatment centres in located Ontario. Help for a problem with gambling is available:
free of charge and close to home
to anyone affected by problem gambling-not just the person who gambles
individually, in groups and through couple and family counselling
by telephone in some areas
in residential treatment programs.
Clients who are actively involved in counselling report that it has helped them identify their gambling triggers, restore balance and made them feel better equipped to deal with life.
What is Counselling?
Learn more about counselling for gambling problems.
Are you concerned about someone else's gambling?
Click here for a list of self-help tools.
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