Free Resources

Here are some resources for Ohioans who may be struggling with a gambling disorder.

If you think you or a loved one is gambling too much, there IS help.

Click HERE to find services in your area.

Problem Gambling helpline


Call the Problem Gambling Helpline to search for FREE counseling in your area.

Crisis Text Line

Text 4hope to 741741
Free. 24/7. Confidential.

Free Resources

Need some help developing responsible gambling habits? Check out the free resources below for tips on money management and planning ahead for your future.

Training Resources

Prevention Action Alliance   provides prevention based trainings, technical assistance and consultation on problem gambling throughout Ohio.

Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO)  PGNO strives to generate awareness, promote education, and be an advocate for quality treatment of problem gamblers in the state of Ohio. 

Financial Education Resources

Mapping Your Future – Help students plan for higher education through reliable and unbiased money management advice and counseling resources.

MyMoney.gov – Provides useful resources on money management, growing savings, and planning ahead financially for the future.

SmartAboutMoney.org  – Smart About Money or SAM, is a program of the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.

Bankrate.com – A great resource for a wide range of financial information including mortgages, deposits, insurance, credit cards and other personal finance categories.

CNNMoney – Access valuable information on personal financing.

Mint.com  – Provides you with a free personal management financial service for creating and managing your own budget.

National Endowment for Financial Education  A leading private nonprofit 501 (c) (3) national foundation dedicated to inspiring informed decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.

Practical Money Skills  – A financial education program designed to help consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance.

United States Department of Labor Retirement Planning – Plan for your retirement in advance and be sure to have a financially secure future.

Other Resources

Gam-Anon – The official web-site of Gam-Anon, serving the community through meetings and personal experiences of family members.

Gamblers Anonymous – Locate a Gamblers Anonymous self-help meeting near you. Talk to someone who understands.

National Council on Problem Gambling – Do you or someone you know need help with a gambling problem? The National Council on Problem Gambling offers help and hope.

Game Quitters – Game Quitters is an educational resource that offers video game addiction support, programs, webinars, articles, podcasts, and quizzes.