Do you or someone you know struggle with problem gambling? You’re not
alone. Tens of thousands of people across New York State are affected every
day by problem gambling. Support is available, right now, for gambling
individuals and their loved ones. If you need help, confidential treatment
options can be found in an area near you.
Contact the NYS HOPEline to Find Help Near You
If you live in New York State and problem gambling is affecting your life, call
the NYS HOPEline at 1-877- 8-HOPENY (1-877- 846-7369) or text HOPENY (467369).
The NYS HOPEline, provided by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
Services (OASAS), provides referrals for those seeking problem gambling treatment
services statewide and is a great place to start when you’re ready to see help for
gambling. You’ll be connected to a professional ready to help assess your situation
and help you locate professionals near you for further help.
Support and information provided through the NYS HOPEline calls are free
for all callers. The NYS HOPEline takes calls related to problem gambling,
substance abuse and alcohol abuse.
Making Help More Accessible for NYS Residents
Every day, the Problem Gambling Training Partnership is working hard to
train more mental health and addiction practitioners on the assessment and
treatment of gambling disorder. Through these efforts, an ever-increasing number
of professionals are becoming available to serve individuals and their families