Gamblers Anonymous http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/
is a fellowship of men an women who share their experience, strength,
and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems
and help others recover from a gambling problem. The only requirement
for “membership” is a desire to stop gambling. There
are no dues or fees, and there is no affiliation with any religion,
sect, politics, organization, or institution. Gamblers Anonymous can also be reached at (888) 424-3577.
You may e-mail them at email@example.com
or mail them at:
Gambler’s Anonymous International Service
P.O. Box 17173
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Gambler’s Anonymous has established groups in New Mexico
with meeting locations in these cities: Albuquerque, Los Lunas,
Rio Rancho, Santa Fe and Tularosa. For more information, contact
GA in Albuquerque (505) 260-7272 or in Santa Fe (505) 984-7277.
For the telephone number and location nearest you, see http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/mtgdirNM.html
for the most up to date information.
The National Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.,
established in 1972, is a non-profit health agency whose mission
is to disseminate information about problem and pathological (compulsive)
gambling and to promote the development of services for those
afflicted with the disorder.
NATIONWIDE HELPLINE: 1-800-522-4700
The National Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
216 G Street NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20002
Phone (202) 547-9204
Fax (202) 547-9206
Keith Whyte – Executive Director
is a similar to Gambler’s Anonymous, but is a help and support
group for family members of those with gambling problems. You
may contact them at:
Gam-Anon International Service Office
P.O. Box 157
Whitestone, NY 11357
The New Mexico Council on Problem Gambling is a
nonprofit organization that assists the public by providing education
and awareness on issues related to problem gambling. For more
information email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (505) 897-1000.
New Mexico Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
A Nonprofit Organization
P. O. Box 10127
Albuquerque, NM 87184-0127
Help line: 1-800-572-1142
Gamblers Group for Native Americans
(505) 242-6988, ext. 104