Help for Gambling Addiction on Long Island!
If you or a loved one would like help with a gambling problem, call
516-226-8342 or email us today at [email protected]
We offer many types of resources for individuals, as well as family members, impacted by problem gambling. Our services are confidential. We can help cover the cost of treatment, if needed.
One to one therapy sessions Peer support groups
Clinician led groups Resource referral
Additionally, we work with community groups to learn about gambling. Reach out to schedule a conversation or training today!
Spring has sprung on Long Island and we are excited to launch our new statewide hotline. Resources and care can still be reached by calling the Long Island hotline number 516-226-8342 in addition to the statewide number, 1-833-HERETOHELP.
April is Financial Literacy month. A great opportunity to learn about how gambling can impact someone’s financial well being. Read more in the NYCPG blog post. For most, gambling doesn’t escalate to a problem, but it can still be surprising how quickly gambling debts add up. The Cost of Problem Gambling this resource can show you how much money gambling is costing you every year.
The LIPGRC and Seafield Center are excited to announce we will be hosting a training “The Hidden Addiction” on April 19th. The event will cover the increasing prevalence of gambling activities in our communities, the risks of developing an addiction and how to access care. FREE CEUs will be available for all attendees. Follow this link to Register
Are you an LCSW or LMHC looking for more education about Gambling Addiction? Check out our training center. We offer FREE education that will help you to screen and treat clients in your practice.
Great podcasts about Recovery:
All In: The Addicted Gamblers Podcast
Fall In: The Problem Gambling Podcast for Military Service Members and Veterans
The Long Island Region PGRC is a program of the New York Council on Problem Gambling, which is funded by the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports. The goals of the PGRC are to increase public awareness about gambling addiction and connect those adversely affected with services that can help them.
The Long Island PGRC is dedicated to the positive transformation of lives harmed by problem gambling. This vision of transformation includes individuals, families, and communities. With a focus on supporting the individual and reducing barriers to care, the Long Island PGRC is truly the premier organization providing problem gambling services in the Long Island region of New York State.