"I know someone with a gambling problem; What should I do?"
...Encourage that someone to contact Gamblers Anonymous.
There is also help for you, the loved one of the compulsive
What is Gam-Anon?
Gam-Anon is a fellowship of men and women who are the partners, parents, relatives and close friends of compulsive gamblers.
You need not wait for the compulsive gambler to seek help before you go to Gam-Anon.
In Gam-Anon you can learn effective ways of coping with the gambling problem. By seeking help for yourself and gaining serenity and peace of mind, you will find that you are better able to cope with your problems on a day-to-day basis and in some cases motivate the gambler toward seeking help for
Often, The Gam-Anon meetings meet at the same time and location (in different rooms) as the Gambler's Anonymous meetings. Check our meetings list and look for "Gam-Anon".
If you would like further information about Gam-Anon in the
Chicagoland area please visit:
Gam-Anon Hotline: 1 (708) 802-0105