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North Carolina Problem Gambling Program

microsoft imageThe North Carolina Problem Gambling Program was established to provide and support effective problem gambling prevention, education, outreach and treatment programs throughout the state.

Do you think that you might be a compulsive gambler? Take the Gambler's Anonymous 20-Question quiz to help you decide.

Call the NC Problem Gambling Helpline

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  • North Carolina Problem Gambling Helpline: 877-718-5543.
  • Gambler's Anonymous: 888-846-4427
    • Find meetings near you
  • Gam-Anon: 800-552-0170 or 704-552-4633
    • Find meetings near you
    • Find help and support for friends and families of problem gamblers

Warning Signs of Problem Gambling

  • Have you ever felt the need to bet more and more money?
  • Have you ever lied to people important to you about how much you gambled?
  • microsoft imageHave you repeated unsuccessful efforts to control, cut back or stop gambling?
  • Do you gamble as a way of escaping emotional or physical pain?
  • Have you ever relied on others to provide money to relieve a desperate financial situation caused by gambling?
  • Have you ever jeopardized or lost a significant relationship, job or career
    opportunity because of gambling?
  • Have you gambled to get money with which to pay debts or to solve other
    financial problems?
  • Have you borrowed money to finance your gambling?
  • Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?
  • Do you gamble to try to get your money back?


There is Hope

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