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Stay Motivated with Text Message Reminders

Your journey with problem gambling is personal, and receiving encouraging words of support along the way can make a difference. If you or a loved one are struggling with gambling behaviors, sign up for free motivational text message reminders to support you throughout the recovery process. After signing up, you’ll receive a few simple questions to help determine the types of messages you’ll receive. One simple text is all it takes to get started!

To sign up for helpful reminders straight from your phone,
text EncourageMeMN to 53342 for English, or text AnimameMN to 53342 for Spanish.


For Yourself

If you are struggling with a gambling problem, remember that you’re not alone. Experienced professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you.

For Others

If someone you care about, such as a parent, partner, youth, friend or colleague, appears to be suffering from a gambling disorder, help is available.

For Professionals

Problem gambling affects a number of professions, and Minnesota is fortunate to have skilled professionals to assist with recovery in the areas of counseling, legal, healthcare, and financial.

For Communities

Certain groups of people have an increased risk of developing a gambling problem such as specific cultural communities and those at the college/university setting.

A recent study found

56,000 Minnesota adults struggle with problem gambling, and 162,000 more are at risk of addiction. The good news is, help is available, and recovery is possible.

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Stories of Hope

Real people, across varying ages, genders and ethnicities, share personal stories of finding their way out of problem gambling. Meet the individuals brave enough to speak up, seek help and enter a hope-filled recovery.