Gam-Anon – A self-help organization that assists people in resolving the problems they are facing due to the gambling problem. Illinois Hotline: (708) 802-0105, National: (718) 352-1671

Gambling Addiction Assistance, Illinois Gaming Board

Gamblers Anonymous – A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. Chicago Hotline: (312) 346-1588

Illinois Casino Gaming Association – A not-for-profit organization representing the riverboat gaming industry in Illinois. It is also committed to promoting responsible gaming and offering support mechanisms for people in need of help. 24/7 Help Line/Referral Service: 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537)

Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery, at Proctor Hospital and BroMenn Regional Medical Center – Established in 1979 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Illinois, the Institute offers a wide variety of services and programs to meet the growing need for hospital-based addiction recovery treatment. Phone: 1-800-522-3784

National Center for Responsible Gambling – A national organization exclusively devoted to funding scientific research on pathological and youth gambling. Phone: (816) 453-9964

National Council on Problem Gambling – The mission of the Council is to increase public awareness of pathological gambling, ensure the widespread availability of treatment for problem gamblers and their families, and to encourage research and programs for prevention and education. 24-Hour Confidential National Helpline: 1-800-522-4700

The Outreach Foundation for Problem and Compulsive Gamblers – A Speakers Bureau serving the state of Illinois by promoting public awareness of the disease known as compulsive gambling. Phone: 1-866-LAST-BET (1-866-527-8238)