Responsible Gambling

What is Responsible Gambling?

Using low risk strategies while gambling to reduce harm including:

RESOURCES
 Call the Confidential Helpline

If gambling is no longer fun, reach out! Voluntary Self-Exclusion options are available for those looking to decrease or stop gambling for a chosen length of time.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem and wants help
Call 888.789.7777 or visit ccpg.org
For more information, visit: www.ct.gov/dmhas/pgs


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The Problem Gambling Helpline provides free, immediate, culturally and linguistically relevant support and referral assistance, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to individuals, family members, and others that have been adversely affected by gambling related harm. An alternative to calling the Helpline is the free online chat, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Phone Helpline

The Problem Gambling Helpline serves these main functions for the gambler and/or family member who calls.

To refer or provide information to problem gamblers and concerned significant others to appropriate resources that include:


  • Problem Gambling Services/Better Choice treatment programs in the geographical area of the caller.

  • Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon meetings or other self-help groups.

  • Literature about problem gambling.

  • Other State Helplines or Affiliate Councils of the National Council on Problem Gambling.

  • Other relevant community resources as deemed appropriate for meeting the caller’s needs.

For more information about the phone helpline, click here.


Online Chat 

  • CCPG.ORG/CHAT: Chat is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

  • Chat specialists have expertise in problem gambling.

  • Chat provides emotional support and referrals for individuals, family members, and others that have been adversely affected by gambling related harm.

  • Chats are confidential and can be anonymous.

  • Links chat visitors to local treatment service.

  • When chat is not available, call the CT Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-888-789-7777.


For more information about the online chat, click here.



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