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Gambling Addiction

What is Gambling Addiction?

Understanding Gambling & the Brain

The Science of Gambling

Warning Signs


Self Assessments


Welcome to our 1 minute clinical gambling assessment!

Getting Help

National Problem Gambling Helpline

The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network includes call, text, and chat services. These features enable those who are gambling online or on their mobile phone to access help the same way they play. One call, text, or chat will get you to problem gambling help anywhere in the U.S. 24/7/365.

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) is a non-profit organization that advocates for programs and services to assist people, families, and communities experiencing problem gambling

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.

Screening Tools

The Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (BBGS) is a 3-item survey designed to help people decide on their own whether to seek a formal evaluation of their gambling behavior.  The BBGS is based on the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria for pathological gambling.

DSM-5 Gambling Disorder Criteria

The American Psychiatric Association provides guidelines used for gambling disorders in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5). For more information on the DSM-5, please visit

The NODS-SA is self-assessment version of the NODS (the NORC Diagnostic Screen for Gambling Disorders). It was designed to assist individuals in evaluating whether to modify or seek help for their gambling behavior. 

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