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Nobody has to Struggle Alone. We’re Always Here to Help.

If gambling is causing problems in your life, there are many resources that you can turn to. Ohio’s problem gambling resource database contains 81 locations that provide counseling services, information on self-exclusion from casinos and racinos and various support groups for problem gamblers and their families.

The first step toward getting help is knowing where to look. At BeforeYouBet.org/get-help/, you can find information and links, including:

Problem Gambling Helpline

1-800-589-9966

Call to search for FREE counseling in your area.

Crisis Text Line

Text 4hope to 741741

Free. 24/7. Confidential.

Live Chat

A free online chat with problem gambling specialist.

Gam-Anon

A self-help organization for the spouse, family or close friends of compulsive gamblers.

GamTalk

A 24/7 moderated online peer support forum.

1-800-589-9966

Dialing this number provides a gateway to a statewide database of gambling treatment and prevention resources.

“Before You Bet” is committed to directing people in need to the resources that can make a difference in their lives. For more information on responsible gambling practices and treatment options, visit BeforeYouBet.org.

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