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Vermont's Problem Gambling Resource Center

We recognize that many people struggling with addiction are the last to admit they might have a problem and hesitate to reach out for assistance. It is common to have family members or friends of the person make contact to learn about the services that they can recommend.

National Hotline: 1-800-522-4700

Resources and Links




  • Gam Talk  | Click Here
    "...Our chat rooms are safe spaces for you to engage in real time chat with other members of the GamTalk community..."
  • In the Rooms | Click Here
    "...To give recovering addicts a place to meet and socialize when they’re not in face-to-face meetings..."
  • Gamblers Anonymous | Click Here
    "...Is 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..."
  • Addiction Treatment  | Click Here
    " is a resource provided by American Addiction Centers with the most up-to-date substance abuse treatment information..."


  • National Council on Problem Gambling | Click Here
    "...Our purpose is to serve as the national advocate for programs and services to assist people and families affected by problem gambling..."
  • National Center for Responsible Gaming | Click Here
    We provided independent, peer-reviewed research that helps increase the understanding of gambling disorder and find effective methods of treatment..."
  • New York | Council on Problem Gambling  | Click Here
    "... A not-for-profit independent corporation dedicated to increasing public awareness about problem and disordered gambling and advocating for support services and treatment for persons adversely affected by problem gambling..."
  • Connecticut | Council on Problem Gambling | Click Here
    "...The Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) does not advocate for or against gambling but is committed to working with all stakeholders to help individuals and families impacted by problem gambling..."
  • Massachusetts | Council on Compulsive Gambling | Click Here
    "...That promotes public health by mitigating the negative personal and community impacts of gambling and gaming..."
  • Canada | Problem Gambling | Click Here
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  • New Jersey | Council on Compulsive Gambling | Click Here
    "...Provides information, education and referral services for people affected by a gambling problem..."
  • California | Council on Problem Gambling| Click Here
    "...Dedicated to assisting problem gamblers and their families by promoting awareness, education, research, prevention and treatment for problem gambling..."


  • UCLA | Gambling Research, Info, Self-Help | Click Here
    "...Devoted to understanding problem gambling...The mission... is to translate research findings into cost-effective, evidence-based methods of prevention, education, and treatment..."
  • CHA | Division on Addictions BASIS | Click Here
    "...The BASIS mission is to minimize the addiction’s harmful effects by providing the general public, treatment providers, policy makers and others with access to addiction research.."
  • UNLV | Center for Gaming Research | Click Here
    "...The Center for Gaming Research is a world-class hub for the scholarly analysis of gambling and gaming issues..."
  • National Center for Responsible Gaming | Click Here
    "...Independent, peer-reviewed research that helps increase the understanding of gambling disorder and find effective methods of treatment..."
  • Dr. Mark Griffith | Click Here
    Internationally known for his work into gambling and gaming addictions.."


  • Addiction Recovery  | Click Here
    "...Deliver a comprehensive, integrated community and medical-behavioral healthcare system to optimize wellbeing..."
  • Cause and Effects of Video Game Addiction | Click Here
    "...Shed light on psychological disorders, allowing you to recognize, understand and cope with these challenging diagnoses in yourself, friends and family members..."
  • Are Video Games Addictive? | Click Here
  • Computer Game Addiction | Click Here
  • Game Quitters | Click Here
  • OLGA | Click Here
  • Video Game Addiction - Info guide | Click Here