Help available for problem gamblers

United Community & Family Services offers an Online Gambling Chat on Saturday nights from 9-11 p.m. where callers can chat anonymously with clinicians to learn more about problem gambling.

The chat is located at Scroll down and click on Gambling – The Bettor Choice.

In addition, the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling’s Helpline offers support, information and referrals for treatment for both the gambler and others impacted by the problem gambler’s behavior. The Problem Gambling Helpline is 1-888-789-7777. A Helpline Chat is also available through CCPG’s website at under “Getting Help” tab. Helpline Text is available by texting 847 973 5685.

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