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Problem Gamblers Aren’t Alone.

The holidays can be a hard time for people dealing with a gambling addiction. For thousands across the country, it’s often a very lonely struggle. Shame and embarrassment may keep people affected from seeking out the help they need. But nobody needs to go through this challenge alone. At Get Set Before You Bet, we’re committed to connecting individuals and families to the valuable resources available to help problem gamblers.

There are a number of ways to find counseling, treatment, self-help and support groups, including:

Ohio Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-800-589-9966 Call to search for FREE counseling in your area.

Visit: www.GamblingHelpOhio.org To find FREE counseling in your area.

Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741 Free. 24/7. Confidential.

Click on “Live Chat” above to chat with a Referral Counselor.

GamTalk: www.gamtalk.org   a 24/7 moderated online peer support forum.

In addition, Get Set Before You Bet offers free resources on prevention and treatment trainings for problem gambling services throughout Ohio. Don’t let yourself or someone you care about go it alone. Help is out there, and we’re committed to making it easy to find.

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Some children may be gifted lottery tickets this holiday season, which means now is the time to have a conversation about the dangers of youth gambling with your child. Find fact sheets and discussion guides to prevent youth gambling at http://changethegameohio.org/education/education-for-parents.
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Concerned about your gambling habits or the habits of a loved one? Trained & understanding specialists will answer your call to the #ProblemGamblingHelpline 24/7 & offer free & confidential support. #MakeTheCall today at 18-00-589-9966 or text 4HOPE to 741741.
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Lottery tickets might seem like an easy holiday gift for the kids in your life. But they aren’t child’s play. Lottery tickets may increase their risk for problem gambling. Get easy alternative gift ideas: https://bit.ly/3VENZko
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