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What does problem gambling look like?

Tips on understanding problem gambling brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information understanding what is gambling, why people gamble too much, how to help and more.

Iowa Gambling Treatment Program reports and studies
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program studies on gambling attitudes and behaviors, youth problem gambling and more.

Gambling Responsibly brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on how to prevent problem gambling and how to identify if it’s an issue.

NCAA study on sports betting
NCAA research on gambling and collegiate athletics.

Who is at risk for problem gambling?

Internet Gambling brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on the differences in online gambling and how to identify if your online gambling is an issue.

Sports Betting brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on who is at risk, myths, and how to know when sports betting is an issue.

Gambling Myths PDF
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on gambling myths, facts and more.

How does problem gambling impact mental health?

Effects of Problem Gambling on the Gambler article
The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) article on impacts problem gambling can have on those who experience it.

How do I help a friend or family member concerning their problem gambling?

GAM-Anon resources for friends and family
Resources for anyone concerned about a loved one’s gambling.

Problem Gambling Guide for Parents
Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario PDF resource for talking to your child about problem gambling and finding support.

How can problem gambling impact friends and family?

Gambling and family: A two-way relationship article
Journal of Behavioral Addictions journal article discussing the impacts gambling can have on family members.

Families Living with Problem Gambling: Impacts, Coping Strategies and HelpSeeking
The Helena Kennedy Centre for International Justice journal article on the impacts gambling can have on family members.

What risks are associated with problem gambling?

What You Will Lose brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on the risks and warning signs of problem gambling.

Player’s Real Winnings PDF
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program data on how much of the advertised “percent return” you actually take home.

Where can I find support and information?

20 Questions: Are you a Compulsive Gambler?
Gambler’s Anonymous offers a 20 question quiz to help you identify if your gambling is a problem.

Free online screening tools
National Council on Problem Gambling screening tools.

This is the First Step to Change brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on signs of problem gambling and how to seek help.

Help Will Find You brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program offers support and encouragement for addressing problem gambling, including warning signs and information about getting help.

Iowa’s Volunteer Self-Exclusion Programs brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program offers support and encouragement for Iowa’s Voluntary Self-Exclusion program to help Iowans manage problem gambling.

Get Help Now card
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program information on how to identify if your gambling is an issue and where to access support.

Iowa Gambling treatment program
IGTP services and contact information, funded by the Iowa Department of Public Health.

Tax Refunds and Reporting Gambling Losses brochure
Iowa Gambling Treatment Program brochure on tax refunds and reporting gambling loses, tips on identifying if your gambling is an issue and more.

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La biologia cerebral y el trastorno relacionado con el juego
Folleto del Departamento de Salud Pública de Iowa sobre la biología del cerebro detrás del trastorno del juego y lo que significa para el tratamiento.

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