Gambling

If you have a problem with drinking, it can be difficult to talk about what to do or discuss how to cut back on how much you drink. If you think someone you care about has a problem with drinking, it can be very upsetting.

Welcome to 1-800-BETS OFF! We are here to help!

Through the Iowa Gambling Treatment Program, Iowans now have more choices about the help they receive for problem gambling.  Services are available in person, by phone, through secure chat or video. We are waiting to help!

Click on Live Chat, call 1-800-BETS OFF, or text (855) 895-8398.

What to Expect When You Call

Gambling problems are hard to talk about. People around you just don't understand. But there is someone who does - the person at the other end of a call to 1-800-BETS OFF. We won't judge you. We listen. And we get you right to the people who can help, wherever you are.

Warning Signs

13 percent of adult Iowans have experienced a problem related to their gambling. Learn more about the warning signs that may indicate a person has developed a gambling problem.

Help For Family and Friends

The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program also provides assistance to the family members and concerned persons of the problem gambler. Family and friends can access assistance and counseling to learn strategies to help themselves and the problem gambler.

Find Help Near You

Do you or does someone you know have problems with alcohol, drugs, or problem gambling?  Find help close by.

Contact Us

If you have a question, would like more information, or have another concern, please complete the form below. Please note that the form submissions are not monitored 24/7. IMPORTANT: If you need immediate assistance click on Live Chat, call (855) 581-8111, or text (855) 895-8398.

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