What is Responsible Gambling?
Using low risk strategies while gambling to reduce harm including:
Call the Confidential Helpline
If gambling is no longer fun, reach out! Voluntary Self-Exclusion options are available for those looking to decrease or stop gambling for a chosen length of time.Hablamos Español. Para Información Adicional…The Problem Gambling Helpline provides free, immediate, culturally and linguistically relevant support and referral assistance, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to individuals, family members, and others that have been adversely affected by gambling related harm. An alternative to calling the Helpline is the free online chat, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help
Call 888.789.7777 or visit ccpg.org
For more information, visit: www.ct.gov/dmhas/pgs
Phone HelplineThe Problem Gambling Helpline serves these main functions for the gambler and/or family member who calls.
To refer or provide information to problem gamblers and concerned significant others to appropriate resources that include:
For more information about the phone helpline, click here.
- Problem Gambling Services/Better Choice treatment programs in the geographical area of the caller.
- Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon meetings or other self-help groups.
- Literature about problem gambling.
- Other State Helplines or Affiliate Councils of the National Council on Problem Gambling.
- Other relevant community resources as deemed appropriate for meeting the caller’s needs.
- CCPG.ORG/CHAT: Chat is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.
- Chat specialists have expertise in problem gambling.
- Chat provides emotional support and referrals for individuals, family members, and others that have been adversely affected by gambling related harm.
- Chats are confidential and can be anonymous.
- Links chat visitors to local treatment service.
- When chat is not available, call the CT Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-888-789-7777.
For more information about the online chat, click here.