Through the Iowa Gambling Treatment Program, Iowans now have more choices about the help they receive. Services are available in person, by phone, through secure chat or video. We are waiting to help! Click on Live Chat now, or call 1-800-BETS OFF.

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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 addiction and does not have to ruin your life.

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Learn about gambling responsibly

Gambling can be fun and entertaining. But let's be honest. The odds in every game of chance are always against you. That's fine, as long as you think of gambling losses as the cost of entertainment - just like the cost of eating dinner out, going golfing, or going to a show.

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Signs of problem gambling

 16% of adult Iowans have experienced a problem related to their gambling like …

Help for Family and Friends

The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program (IGTP) offers education and counseling services to help the family members and other concerned persons of the problem gambler. Education and counseling provides direction on what family and friends should and shouldn't do to help themselves.

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