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Problem Gambling Services
 

            

Treatment and Information Resources:

Gambling Help Line at 1-888-795-6111
The Problem Gambling Help Line is a confidential, toll-free service available to all British Columbians. It provides counselling information and referral 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Information and referral specialists can provide immediate information for problem gamblers, their families and friends, and can refer callers to professional problem gambling counselling services around the province

Free Counseling Services 
    
- TDCSS Counselling and Support Services

         1-250-635-3178 
            Sandra Conlon
 - Problem Gambling Counsellor

  • Self-Exclusion Program
    a voluntary program for those who experience difficulty associated with gambling

  • Free Gambling Information Sessions
    Alan Sauvé
    - Problem Gambling Prevention Provider (Terrace)
    Sheri Pringle - Problem Gambling Prevention Provider (Prince Rupert)

        • Brochures and Posters (available upon request) 
        • Responsible Gambling Website - www.bcresponsiblegambling.ca

                  

    

 

Gambling Talk:

The purpose of this segment is to post current research or articles/links on the subject of gambling that, may be of some interests or use to the reader. For instance , there is a new "Time: Your Brain: A User's Guide" that's in the 7-11's right now. It seems to have some very helpful and basic information on problem gambling with a chapter on addiction...

http://www.1877mylimit.org/problemgamblingandthebrain.asp

...than again on the flipside of that agrument there is also this article

http://www2.macleans.ca/2009/05/26/addiction-new-research-suggests-its-a-choice/