Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline
Call: 1-877-MYLIMIT (1-877-695-4648) or visit 1877mylimit.org for help for Instant Messaging/Chat/Email Help is free, confidential, and it works.
Treatment and counseling services are available free to any Oregon resident who has problems related to gambling, either as a problem gambler or as a family member or friend of a problem gambler.
Oregon invests over nine million dollars annually to reduce and/or prevent the negative effects of gambling. Oregon's Problem Gambling Services incorporate strategies that minimize gambling's negative impacts while recognizing the reality of gambling's availability, cultural acceptance, and economic appeal.
Oregon is recognized nationally as a leader in the field of problem gambling services. In 2002, Problem Gambling Program was the co-winner, along with the Oregon Lottery, of the prestigious Government Award (RTF) from the National Council on Problem Gambling.
Service Elements/Oregon Administrative Rule
Oregon Revised Statutes
Tools for Oregon Prevention Providers
Tools for Oregon Treatment Providers
Problem Gambling Counselor Certification
Information on Oregon and National Certification can be found on the Addictions Counselor Certification Board of Oregon web page.
Spanish Language GPMS Forms
News and Events
Problem Gambling Services Newsletter
Research and Data
Research and Program Data
Oregon has been the home of several research studies on the prevalence and nature of problem gambling. The Oregon Council on Problem Gambling conducts such studies and features such stufies on their web site. Every consenting person who enters state-supported gambling treatment is followed for up to two years to determine long-term program effectiveness. Additionally, we measure the performance of individual treatment programs and overall system effectiveness.
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