Around 2.2% of Nebraska adults are estimated to have problem gambling issues, per the National Council on Problem Gambling. The percentage may seem low, but it represents nearly 32,000 individuals who suffer from gambling addictions. Sadly, more than one-third of these individuals report considering suicide before treatment for problem gambling, per the Nebraska Commission on Problem Gaming.
Gambling isn’t just an issue in The Cornhusker 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 Nebraska Commission on Problem Gaming exists to provide free and confidential help to any resident suffering from gambling-related issues. Call 833-238-6837 to be helped immediately by a specialist who will provide support and resources. Click here to visit the Nebraska CPG website which offers more info and external links.
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.