Help is Available

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 isomain@gamblersanonymous.org or mail them at:

Gambler’s Anonymous International Service Office
P.O. Box 17173
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 386-8789


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., http://www.ncpgambling.org/
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
E-mail: ncpg@ncpgambling.org
Keith Whyte – Executive Director

Gam-Anon http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/gamanon.html 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
http://www.gam-anon.org/
P.O. Box 157
Whitestone, NY 11357
(718) 352-1671

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 nmcpg2@cs.com 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


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