Resources for... >> Problem Gambling

Suggested Websites:

Iowa Gambling Treatment Program (1-800-BETS OFF), statewide help line, information and referral
Your First Step to Change Toolkit, online help guide. pdf file En Espanol pdf file
Gamblers Anonymous and List of GA meetings in Iowa (see below for Des Moines area listing)
Gamblers Anonymous (GA), G-12, & Celebrate Recovery meetings in the Des Moines area pdf file
Gam-Anon - for the spouse, family or close friends of compulsive gamblers
Statewide Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program - One form excludes you from Iowa licensed non-tribal casinos
  Download "Iowa Statewide and lifetime self-exclusion form." pdf file (For non-tribal casinos)
Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program (bans you from receiving lottery prizes over $600)
20-question survey to identify compulsive gambling behaviors.
Are you living with a Compulsive Gambler? (Gam-Anon)
Resources on Internet Addiction - extensive listing from Center for Online Addictions
Articles from the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey


You may also contact the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center (ISAIC), Iowa's drug, alcohol, and gambling resource center, at 1-866-242-4111, for a variety of informational resources, or visit their Website,, at

Iowa Department of Public Health: Promoting and protecting the health of Iowans

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