March is Problem Gambling Awareness month. According to the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling, in the United States, an estimated 2 million adults will meet the criteria for severe gambling problems. Another 4 to 6 million adults are considered to have mild or moderate gambling problems, meaning they do not meet the full diagnostic criteria for gambling disorder, but are still experiencing significant distress as a result of their gambling behavior.
Counseling for gambling problems is available at no cost to Maryland residents. Anyone concerned for themselves or another person can reach out to the Center's helpline 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537)
If you are in crisis and need help, our Warmline is open 24/7 at 410-768-5522.
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The Anne Arundel County LBHA Newsletter
The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health
work together in partnership as the Local Behavioral Health Authority (LBHA).
The LBHA publishes a monthly newsletter with the latest news, events, and updates for county residents and providers.