Answering some of these questions may help you decide whether you are problem or compulsive gambler.
- Have you ever lost time from work or school to gamble?
- Has gambling negatively impacted your home life?
- Do you ever experience remorse after gambling?
- Did you ever gamble to get money in order to pay debts?
- After losing do you feel a need to win back you losses?
- After winning do you feel a need to win more?
- Do you gamble until you or your family’s last dollar is gone?
- Do you ever borrow or sell things to finance your gambling?
- Have you experienced depression or suicidal thoughts?
If you answered yes to one or more of the above, MCCA can help you overcome your addictive behavior and regain a healthy lifestyle.
MCCA has two dedicated programs for problem gambling
A member of our staff will be happy to talk to you about these programs and help guide you towards the appropriate treatment.
Call our main office at (877) 874-6222 or (203) 792-4515.
Request information using our confidential online form.
For additional information and resources on Problem Gambling visit the following websites:
National Council on Problem Gambling: http://www.ncpgambling.org/
Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling: http://www.ccpg.org/
Mass Council on Compulsive Gambling: https://masscompulsivegambling.org/
NY Council on Problem Gambling: http://nyproblemgambling.org/
DMHAS Problem Gambling Services: http://www.ct.gov/dmhas/cwp/view.asp?a=2902&q=335212
CT and Western Mass Gamblers Anonymous: http://ctwmaga.org/Home_Page.php
Gambling Awareness Leadership Team: http://galeadershipteam.org/