The state of Indiana was among the first to enact laws that allocate funding to helping residents with gambling addictions. Still, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling, Indiana is home to more than 60,000 people with gambling-related issues. Furthermore, the state’s gambling addiction helpline receives more than a phone call a day, on average.
Gambling isn’t just an issue in The Hoosier State. It’s an issue nationwide. Nine out of ten Americans have gambled at least once, and 6 out of 10 Americans gamble at least once a year. Around 6% of us report having gambling issues, and around 1% of us report a severe gambling addiction. One percent of the American population is over 3.3 million people. Fortunately, there’s help available to you, at no cost. Let us help you stop problem gambling today.
Gambling Addiction Hotline
This free and anonymous helpline is available 24/7 for anyone in the US to call and receive guidance and resources on problem gambling. Call 844-779-2637 to be connected with a specialist, or click here to visit the hotline’s website which offers more information and multiple external links. The hotline provides support for all forms of addiction and/or crisis. Call today.
The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling exists as a resource for residents struggling with gambling-related issues. Call 800-994-8448 to reach a specialist, or click here to visit the ICPG website which is loaded with resources.
The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has existed to help problem gamblers for fifty years now. It offers a 24/7 helpline for anyone suffering from gambling addiction. Call or text 1-800-522-4700 to reach a specialist, or click here to visit the website which offers a chat feature.