March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Contact the Allegany County Local Behavioral Health Authority at 301-759-5070 for local resources. Confidential help is also available at at no cost 24/7 through the Maryland Problem Gambling Helpline 1-800-GAMBLER: be connected to treatment provider offering “no cost” counseling; have a conversation with a Peer Support Specialist who has been there; and receive additional referrals to support, such as local Gamblers Anonymous meetings. Or visit helpmygamblingproblem.org for additional resources and information.
For most, gambling can be fun. But for some, gambling can get out of control resulting in financial problems, legal issues, family/relationship conflict and even suicide attempts. Signs someone may have a gambling problem:
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