Gambling is an entertaining pastime for most participants, but it can also be a disruptive force in some players' lives.
If gambling is creating negative impacts in your life, it is time to rethink your relationship with gambling. You are not alone. There are many, many resources available to assist you in conquering your challenges.
Please, if this sounds like you, don't hesitate. Don't let an addiction to gambling destroy your finances and your relationships. Reach out today for help. You and your family are worth it.
If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, I urge you to contact one of the following organizations for help:
Illinois Dept of Human Services, WeKnowTheFeeling.org
Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit https://weknowthefeeling.org/.
National Council on Problem Gambling
Call 1-800-522-4700, or visit their website at
Call their national line at 1-855-2-CALL-GA, or find a local hotline at their website: