Problem gambling and substance use disorders
Anyone can experience problem gambling, but some people might have a higher risk than others. A serious risk factor for problem gambling is having a substance use disorder, but like substance use disorders, problem gambling can be treated and there is help.
If you are worried that you or a loved one has problems with gambling, help is available at the MA Problem Gambling Helpline. Visit the website to learn more about problem gambling and treatment and help for family and friends. You can also take a short screener to help you think about your next steps, and you can search for services that are right for you.
Trained Problem Gambling Helpline Specialists are available 24/7 to provide free, confidential help at 800.327.5050 or chat with them on the website.