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Behavioral Health

The Big Game is this weekend, and North Dakota Health and Human Services (HHS) Behavioral Health Division reminds North Dakotans that free services are available to those who struggle with gambling. Support is also available for their families.  

The range of services for problem gambling includes an online recovery course that supports the healing journey; counseling for groups, individuals, couples and families; and online responsible gambling resources and educational groups.  

“The clinical team has a passion for helping people find recovery from gambling addiction," said HHS Gambling Disorder Clinical Lead Lisa Vig-Johnson. “With over 75 years of combined expertise and experience in assisting individuals to explore gambling-related harms, this program helps North Dakota families."  

HHS problem gambling services can be found at gamblernd.com, an informational website dedicated to raising awareness and stopping gambling addictions in North Dakota. On the website, visitors can learn about the types of problem gambling, receive financial tips, discover ways to gamble responsibly, find inspiration from personal success stories and more. 

Visit gamblernd.com to learn about ways to gamble responsibly, types of problem gambling, financial tips and more.   

Treatment has changed lives; personal success stories can be found here: Success Stories Archives - Gambler North Dakota (gamblernd.com) 

If you, or someone you know, is struggling with problem gambling, contact Behavioral Health Services at 1-877-702-7848 or call the National Council on Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700. 

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