Find Help

When you have an addiction, such as an addiction to alcohol, drugs or gambling, finding a way to begin your recovery may seem difficult or intimidating. Fortunately, there are many professionals trained to understand addiction. These individuals are ready to provide you with help and hope. Find help for problem gambling by reaching out to them today.

These professionals know that gambling addiction is a medically diagnosable disorder. It’s not you being irresponsible or simply choosing to ignore consequences of gambling. Gambling disorder is real, and it is serious. It is also treatable. Reaching out for help is a brave step, and it can help you begin your recovery. Fix your strained relationships. Repair your finances. Become healthier. Live happily.  

If you or a loved one are suffering from an addiction to gambling, we urge you to find the help necessary to stop gambling and begin recovery. Help is available right now, and whenever you need it.   


Help for problem gambling is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year, when you call the NYS HOPEline. Reach masters-level clinicians who can answer your questions and guide you to the next step in your recovery. All calls are confidential.

Reach the NYS HOPEline by calling 1-877-8-HOPENY (1-877-846-7369).

Gambling Support Directory

Support for problem gambling can be found in counties throughout New York State. Find a treatment provider near you with the Gambling Support Directory.

Gamblers Anonymous

Find out more about this fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement for membership with Gamblers Anonymous is a desire to stop gambling.


Consider joining the individuals at Gam-Anon, a 12 Step self-help fellowship of men and women who have been affected by the gambling problem of a loved one. The message of Gam-Anon is: Come join with us. We too were alone, afraid, and unable to cope with the deterioration in our relationships, the financial problems, and the debt caused by the gambling problem.