Problem Gambling Resources in North Carolina
If gambling is causing a problem in your life, the National Council of Problem Gambling has developed this list as a starting point for those seeking help or information about gambling problems. We encourage you to ask questions, gather information, and conduct research on the type of help that is most appropriate for your situation. The information below is intended to be a starting point. It is not a complete list of information or services.
FIND HELP IN YOUR STATE NOW, including counseling, treatment, self-help, and support groups:
National Problem Gambling Help line (800-522-4700)
North Carolina Council on Problem Gambling
PO Box 36573
Greensboro, NC 27416
Gamblers Anonymous (GAMBLERSANONYMOUS.ORG)
is fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help other to recover from a gambling problem.
is a self help organization for the spouse, family, or close friends of compulsive gamblers.
Your First Step to Change Online Workbook (http://basis.typepad.com/basis/selfhelp_tools.html)
This guide will help you understand gambling, figure out if you need to change, and decide how to deal with the actual process of change.
Other State Resources:
North Carolina Council of Problem Gambling
is the NCPG Affiliate Chapter in the state. Every Affiliate Member is a non-profit dedicated to helping problem gamblers. The affiliate provides information on resources within your state, including counseling, treatment, self-help, and support groups.
North Carolina Division of Mental Health (http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/)
is responsible for general health and addiction services in this state, and may also have information on problem gambling.