Per the National Council on Problem Gambling, around 2.2% of New Hampshire adults suffer from gambling-related issues. The percentage may seem low, but it represents more than 23,500 individuals suffering. Furthermore, calls to the state’s own problem gambling council helpline rose 50% at the start of the pandemic in 2020.
Gambling isn’t just an issue in The Granite 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 New Hampshire Council on Problem Gaming exists to support residents who suffer from problem gambling. Call 603-724-1605 to be connected with a specialist who will listen and help in any way possible, or click here to visit the NHCPG 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.