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Many agencies and organizations offer help for problem gamblers and their families. See the list below to learn more.

Gambler's Anonymous logo Gamblers Anonymous
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.


Outreach Foundation logoOutreach Foundation for Problem and Compulsive Gamblers

  • 866-Last Bet
  • 866/527-8238


Gam-Anon International logoGam-Anon International

  • 718/352-1671
  • Illinois 708/802-0105


UnityPointProctor Hospital logo
Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery

  • 309/691-1055
  • 800/522-3784


Additional resources:

  • Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators
  • BDA Morneau Shepell Compulsive Gambling Services
  • The Brief Addiction Science Information Source
  • Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • Compulsive Gambling Counselor Training
  • Division on Addictions
  • Gamblers Anonymous
  • Gamblers Anonymous-Chicagoland
  • Illinois Council on Problem Gambling
  • Institute for Legal and Policy Studies
  • National Council on Problem Gambling
  • National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
  • Partnership for Responsible Gambling
  • National Gambling Impact Study Commission Final Report

Illinois Gambling Treatment Provider Sites:
These sites mention gambling services

  • Chestnut Health Systems
  • The Fellowship House
  • Human Resources Development Institute
  • Haymarket Center
  • Renz Addiction Counseling Center
  • Robert Young Center
  • The SHARE Program
  • Way Back Inn

Training for Compulsive Gambling Counselors:

  • Compulsive Gambling Counselor Training