Problem Gambling Resource Services
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LA Department of Justice | LA Department of Health

Problem Gambling Resource Services

 

What is Problem Gambling Resource Services?

Problem Gambling Resource Services (PGRS) is a new program led by the Louisiana Department of Justice, Gaming Division in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Behavioral Health to bring awareness about the FREE gambling addiction services provided by the State of Louisiana.  Not only are attorneys in a unique position to determine that their clients may have an addiction to gambling, but attorneys themselves are at a greater risk of developing a gambling addiction. If you think you, a loved one, or a client may have a gambling problem, you can
call or text 1-877-770-STOP for FREE help.

There are resources available at no cost for Louisiana residents. The Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Behavioral Health provides a variety of options for the treatment and prevention of Gambling Disorders.

For more information or to set up an appointment to address a gambling problem or concern:

  • Contact the gambling treatment provider nearest you. Click here for the list of FREE specialized gambling treatment providers across Louisiana.

  • Contact the Louisiana Problem Gamblers Helpline:
    • Phone: 1-877-770-STOP (7867) - The helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It is toll-free and confidential.
    • Social Media: Text 1-877-770-STOP.
    • Online: Live chat at www.helpforgambling.org
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