The focus of our treatment professionals site is to improve clinical services for gamblers and their loved ones seeking treatment by contributing to the professional development of clinicians. We provide information, guidance and resources to help health and welfare professionals identify people with problem gambling issues and effectively respond to their needs.
If you need to refer your client to a gambling treatment professional in California, please call 1-800-GAMBLER (426-2537) or text the word ‘support’ to 53342. The lines are answered immediately by a master’s level or above counselor, 24/7/365, and assistance is free and confidential. Translation services are available in more than 240 languages, and referral services are available throughout the entire state of California.
Or you can become a California Certified Gambling Counselor yourself! View the CCGC requirements and get certified.