There's hope and help for problem gambling.

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Portrait of happy senior couple sitting in sofaTreatment for gambling addiction may differ for each individual. Self-help, group counseling, and one-on-one sessions are some of the options available to those seeking help. Many of these options have scholarships or other forms of financial assistance available to help ensure treatment is available to anyone, regardless of income.

Self Help

Self-help support groups such as Gamblers Anonymous and GAM-ANON are comprised of individuals who have lived the experience, and walked the paths of recovery in varying stages. Click here to find a Gamblers Anonymous or GAM-ANON meeting.


Lutheran Social Services Gamblers Choice groups meet regularly in various locations throughout North Dakota. Contact a Lutheran Social Services Gamblers Choice counselor at 1-877-702-7848, or click here to view Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota counseling sites.

  • Group Counseling: Problem gamblers meet as a group for therapeutic treatment of their addiction.
  • Individual Counseling: Problem gamblers meet one-on-one with a licensed gambling counselor for individualized addiction treatment.
  • Family Counseling: A counselor meets with the gambler’s family and works with them to strengthen coping skills, rebuild trust, help open the lines of communication, and develop a plan to resolve financial debt caused by gambling.

Online Treatment

A 12-Step Online Course to Help You Heal

Check out our online treatment program called 12 Steps to Gambling Addiction Recovery. There you can watch videos of group meetings, journal your thoughts, and read positive stories of recovery.

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