Links to Sites with Problem Gambling Resources



Manitoba (Toll free, province-wide Problem Gambling Helpline provides information, support and referral services. A free online interpretation services in 150 languages and dialects is available on the Helpline)

British Columbia  (Provides gambling, alcohol/drugs counselling in Chinese and other languages) (Provide information in Chinese for parents, adults, older adults and families on identifying and understanding gambling issues)

Alberta (Has a toll-free, province-wide 24 hours addictions (including gambling)  information, support and referral telephone service)

Saskatchewan (Has a toll-free, province-wide gambling information and referral telephone service)

Ontario   (Has toll-free, province wide problem gambling helpline. Also offers translated resources for problem gambling professionals in English, French, Cambodian, Chinese, Dari, Greek, Hindi, Korean, Macedonian, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese.)  (Has problem gambling information in Hindi, Portuguese, Arabic, English, Chinese, Farsi, French, Italian, Russian, Somali, Spanish and Urdu.) (Addiction Programs, Lake of the Woods Hospital, serving the residents of the city of Kenora as well as the surrounding areas, including several First Nations Communities)

Quebec (Provides a province wide, 24/7 telephone information and referral services on problem gambling.)

Newfoundland and Labrador  (Provides information on local addiction services.)

Nova Scotia (Has a gambling helpline as well as information about problem gambling issues.)

Prince Edward Island  (Provides information on local problem gambling services.)

United States  ImageNational Council on Problem Gambling – has a national problem gambling helpline network.  NICOS Chinese Health Coalition – has a Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin) problem gambling helpline serving residents of California, US, 1-888-968-7888. Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling – Asian Services

Self Help Organizations  Gamblers Anonymous – provides a directory of meetings in various countries. Bettors Anonymous – provides a directory of meetings in US and Canada.   GamAnon – provides a directory of meetings in US and Canada.    GamTalk is an online community for people with gambling issues to share their experiences and ideas.  Whether you have a gambling problem, know someone who does, have stopped gambling completely, or just want to get ideas on playing safely, GamTalk can help.

Links to Sites with Multilingual, Health or Addiction Related Resources (has a wide range of health related topics available in 60 languages) (The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides a wide range of publications relating to addictions)

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