What to Expect


When you call, a certified gambling addiction counselor will listen, educate, answer questions, and refer you to a free and confidential treatment services.

There are approximately 46 providers throughout the state of Oregon providing FREE, state-funded, confidential gambling treatment to Oregon residents and their families or friends. All counselors are trained and certified in gambling addiction.

Call the Helpline 1-877-695-46481-877-695-4648 (MY-LIMIT) and speak with someone who can get you to the help you may need. Or text 503-713-6000503-713-6000.

All calls are free.
All calls are confidential.
Call anytime, 24 hours a day.

You are not alone. There is help, there is hope, and there is a way to get your life back on track.

What should I expect when I call?

  • Do I have to give my name?
  • Do you have call display?
  • Do you provide counseling?
  • What happens when I call the Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline?
  • Who can call?
  • Is your service free?
  • How can you help me?
  • What kind of information do you provide?
  • What does an Information and Referral Specialist do?
  • I don’t speak English. Can you help me?

Treatment Services

Outpatient treatment provides tools to stop gambling and the support to rebuild one’s life. Specific programs vary; however, most include:

  • Assessment
  • Individual treatment planning
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Group counseling
  • Phone-based counseling
  • Financial counseling
  • Education regarding addiction, specifically gambling addiction
  • Case management
  • Aftercare planning
  • Ongoing support