Getting Help is Your Best Bet  

 800-522-4700 

No Out-Of-Pocket Cost treatment is available to problem gamblers, family members, and concerned others who reside in Kansas. It’s effective and confidential. For Kansas Residents, Families and Concerned Others who are confronting a gambling problem the State of Kansas will supplement insurance co-pays, deductoble or the entire cost for unisured families including associated transportation cost up to 12 counselling sessions for anyone diagnosed with gambling addiction.

Ask yourself these questions.

Have you ever tried to stop, cut down or control your gambling?

Have there been periods of two weeks or longer when you spent a lot of time thinking about your gambling experiences or planning future gambling ventures or bets?

Have you ever tried to stop, cut down or control your gambling?

If you answered yes to any of the questions.

Call 1-800-522-4700

  • Trained professionals are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions.
  • Understanding the warning signs that you or someone you care about is at risk.
  • Explanation of treatment options and reimbursement programs. No out-of-pocket cost treatment is available to problem gamblers, family members, and concerned others who reside in Kansas.
  • Referral and contact information for certified problem gambling counsellors near you.

MORE INFO:

Family & Friends:

http://www.ksgamblinghelp.com/help-for-family-a-friends.html

Concerned and Affected Family & Friends e-Brochure

Behavioral and Mental Health Professionals: certification information

http://www.kdads.ks.gov/commissions/csp/behavioral-health/providers/licensing-and-certification

e-Brochure

Community Prevention and Treatment Sectors:
Contact Your Nearest Problem Gambling Task Force. Get Involved Now.


Southwest Kansas Problem Gambling Task Force

http://www.ksgamblinghelp.com/communities/ford-county-problem-gambling-task-force.html


South Central Kansas Problem Gambling Task Force

http://www.ksgamblinghelp.com/communities/sc-kanss-problem-gambling-task-force.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthCentralKSProblemGamblingTaskForce

Northeast Kansas Problem Gambling Task Force

http://www.ksgamblinghelp.com/communities/ne-kansas-problem-gambling-task-force.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NortheastKansasProblemGamblingTaskForce
Community Prevention and Treatment Partners e-Brochure

Media Inquiries:

angela.derocha@kdads.ks.gov

The National Council on Problem Gambling Awareness Month Coordinator
afeinberg@ncpg@ncpgambling.org
202.547.9204

Voluntary Exclusion Program

Problem gamblers have the option of self-exclusion. Once registered, they will be prohibited from entering any of the state owned casinos in Kansas. In addition, they will be prohibited from cashing checks or using credit cards. They will also be removed from casino mailing lists and will be unable to claim Kansas Lottery winnings. More information on the program is available calling the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission at 785-296-5800.

This information is also available in Spanish and other languages.

http://www.ksgamblinghelp.com/help-for-problem-gamblers/voluntary-self-exclusion-program.html

 

Problem Gambling Helpline — If you are concerned or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available. Call 1-800-522-4700

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