Problem gambling can strike anyone, regardless of their background. If someone you care about appears to be suffering from a gambling disorder, help is available. Learn more about how you can approach people you care about. You can also access free, confidential assistance by calling 1-800-333-HOPE or texting HOPE to 61222. Or, click to chat with a support agent.
Click below to learn how you can help someone in your life:
Learn the signs that might indicate a gambling problem, and how to start a conversation with your parent.
No one knows your partner better than you. If something seems unusual, it deserves your attention. Learn the signs and resources.
Young people are three times more likely to develop a gambling problem. Learn how to identify problem gambling in youth – and how to help.
Friends can often notice problem gambling much earlier than a family member and/or partner, and can be a trusted person to help.
Employers and co-workers are often in the unique position to observe a gambling problem, provide intervention resources and potentially assist in the recovery process.