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    Problem Gambling

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    Office of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

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    Problem Gambling Services, administered by OROSC, are provided through a contract agreement with Health Management Systems of America (HMSA).
    Services available to Michigan residents include: 24-hour help-line, prevention programs, and treatment programs.

    Problem Gambling Help-line: 800-270-7117 [24-Hours]
    Strictly confidential, counselors provide immediate help to address issues related to problem gambling, including screening services and referrals to treatment or support groups.
      Non-Michigan residents, dial 313-961-2193 to obtain a number for your state.
    Gambling Treatment Providers List  PDF icon         Gambling Treatment Providers Web page Listing

    Problem Gambling Awareness Videos
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    When you have a gambling problem, it's not just your problem. It's a problem for your family, your employer, your health, and your future. It's an emotional problem with real financial consequences. If you or someone you love is out of control, there is hope. Let us help you get your life back, call 1-800-270-7117.

    For many people, gambling is fun and entertaining. But for some, it's a serious problem that continues after the fun is gone. Besides money trouble, gambling can seriously affect relationships, families, and employment.

    Concerned that You May Have a Gambling Problem?
    Answer these 20 questions.

    Disassociated Persons List
    Participation in the Disassociated Persons program is completely voluntary - no one but the voluntary participant may be added to the list. Persons placed on the list voluntarily pledge to make a lifetime commitment to never visit a Detroit casino. For an application, call 1-888-223-3044 or download the application. For more information about the program download the DPL brochure.

    Speakers Bureau To bring a speaker to your Business, Agency, or Community Group, call 313-964-3100
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    Problem Gambling Symposium, March 3, 2014. Register Now
    This year's theme is Problem Gambling: Michigan's Changing Environment. The symposium will be held at the DoubleTree Detroit/Dearborn Hotel, registration cost is $30.

    Problem Gambling Awareness Week (PGAW)
    The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has declared March 2-8, 2014, National Problem Gambling Awareness Week.   Michigan 2013 PGAW Proclamation

    Problem Gambling Resources and Information:

    • Screening Tools
      Links to commonly used pre-screening and screening tools to detect a gambling problem.
    • Gambling over the Years
      From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. A look at national survey data indicates that how people gamble varies, depending on how old they are.
    For more Problem Gambling information, see also:
    Related Legislation Links Reports, Statistics

    OROSC contact information


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