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IN LICKING AND KNOX COUNTIES, CALL 2-1-1 OR 1-800-544-1601 OR text your zip code to 898211
IN BUTLER COUNTY, CALL 1-844-427-4747
OR CALL, THE OHIO PROBLEM GAMBLING HELPLINE 1-800-589-9966
Confidential advice is available 24/7/365. Your call will be answered by trained crisis response specialists. You will always receive personal service and never a recording. (Note: In times of high call volume, you may be placed briefly on hold.)
When you call, the phone staff:
- Will help you assess your concerns.
- Never tell you what to do; instead, they will offer support and motivation to help you take the next steps.
- Do not provide formal treatment on the phone, but can help you identify local resources to do so.
- Never judge, instead offering support and hope.
You may call as often as needed. Your confidential information is always protected.
ADDITIONAL GAMBLING SUPPORT SERVICES
- Gamblers Anonymous
- Mental Health and Recovery for Licking and Knox Counties
- Behavioral Healthcare Partners
- National Problem Gambling Hotline 1-800-522-4700
- BeGambleAware Online Gambling self-exclusion program
- Voluntary Exclusion Program Casinos
- Voluntary Exclusion Program Scioto Downs 614-295-8796
- Time Out Ohio – Visit https://casinocontrol.ohio.gov/ResponsibleGambling/TimeOutOhio.aspx to learn more about the voluntary exclusion program.