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Problem Gambling Resources

What is Problem Gambling?

Problem gambling is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. It is often defined by whether harm is experienced by the gambler or others, rather than by the gambler’s behavior. Severe problem gambling may be diagnosed as clinical pathological gambling if the gambler meets certain criteria. Pathological gambling is a common disorder that is associated with both social and family cost.


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Problem Gambling Is a Serious Addiction and Can Destroy Lives

If you or someone in your life is struggling with problem gambling, the following list of resources are available:

Problem gambling is treatable, and asking for help is the first step towards recovery.

Help is available from the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling

Click the button below to go to the Live Chat page or call (888) 789-7777 or Text “CTGAMB” to 53342.

Sobering Center - Therapeutic Shelter, Danbury

Peter Pizzillo,Director
4 Hospital Avenue
Danbury, CT 06810
Tel. 203-730-9947
Fax 203-744-0451

The Sobering Center is a short-term therapeutic shelter for individuals 18 years of age or older with a substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders. We are open 24-hours a day.

For more information click here.

MCCA is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c) 3 non-profit community-based organization.

38 Old Ridgebury Rd, Danbury, CT 06810

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