Gambling

Welcome to 1-800-BETS OFF! We are here to help!

Through the Iowa Gambling Treatment Program, Iowans now have more choices about the help they receive for problem gambling.  Services are available in person, by phone, through secure chat or video. We are waiting to help!

Click on Live Chat, call 1-800-BETS OFF, or text (855) 895-8398.

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Problem gamblers come from many backgrounds. They can be rich or poor, young or old, male or female. Problem gambling can affect people of every race, every religion, and every education and income level. Problem gambling is a treatable and does not have to ruin your life.

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What to Expect When You Call

Gambling problems are hard to talk about. People around you just don't understand. But there is someone who does - the person at the other end of a call to 1-800-BETS OFF. We won't judge you. We listen. And we get you right to the people who can help, wherever you are.

Warning Signs

13 percent of adult Iowans have experienced a problem related to their gambling. Learn more about the warning signs that may indicate a person has developed a gambling problem.

Help For Family and Friends

The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program also provides assistance to the family members and concerned persons of the problem gambler. Family and friends can access assistance and counseling to learn strategies to help themselves and the problem gambler.

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Do you or does someone you know have problems with alcohol, drugs, or problem gambling?  Find help close by.

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