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Gambling Addiction Support in Canada
Last Updated: June 13, 2023
Around 3% of Canadian players are estimated to suffer from gambling problems. The first step is to recognize that you or someone you know has a problem. It’s important to know that asking for help is not something to be ashamed of, and several organizations are ready to help you with any questions. You can find help within your province or contact one of the global organizations below.
Connex Ontario provides information for mental health services, including addiction. Specialists will answer your call, email or text 24/7 and provide you with information about services you may need while offering support.
- Website: https://www.connexontario.ca/
- Phone: 1-866-531-2600
- Email: https://www.connexontario.ca/en-ca/send-email
- Chat: https://www.connexontario.ca/Chat
Responsible Gambling Council
It is a non-profit organization with over 35 years of experience helping people with gambling problems in Canada and overseas.
Gamtalk provides online support for gambling problems. It’s a community space where people share their experiences with gambling issues. Scheduled sessions are held every Tuesday between 6-8 pm PST.