Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a list of frequently asked questions with answers provided by the FCCG.
1.I or someone I know needs treatment for a gambling problem, where do I start?
Call the FCCG’s 24-Hour confidential, multilingual HelpLine at 888-ADMIT-IT (236-4848). This line is staffed by FCCG representatives who can answer questions about treatment and begin the referral process immediately. More information is also available on our Recovery Path page
2.How can I find the best Recovery Path treatment provider for my needs?
The FCCG, through its HelpLine, can help direct callers to the nearest and most appropriate provider within the FCCG network of trained and certified providers.
All treatment providers referred through the FCCG HelpLine must be state or nationally certified to provide services to problem gamblers and those affected by problem gambling.
3.Is there a cost for treatment?
While there is a cost for professional treatment, some insurance companies may provide coverage.
The FCCG maintains a list of treatment professionals for HelpLine callers that may be able to utilize your insurance or establish a sliding scale fee.
4.How can I participate in the Recovery Path Program?
Call 888-ADMIT-IT (236-4848) 24 hours a day / 7 days a week and speak with someone about your Path to Recovery.
Treatment Provider FAQ’s
1.If I have a patient who can benefit from treatment, where should I tell them to go?
Call the FCCG’s 24-Hour confidential, multilingual HelpLine at 888-ADMIT-IT (236-4848). This line is staffed by FCCG representatives who can answer questions and begin the referral process immediately.
2.How can I become a treatment provider through FCCG?
All treatment providers referred through the FCCG HelpLine are State or Nationally Certified Gambling Counselors, as this is a requirement of the Recovery Path Treatment Program. Clinicians or Addiction Professionals looking to become Certified Gambling Counselors can receive additional information by calling our HelpLine at 1-888-ADMIT-IT.
Thankfully, help is available and gambling addiction can be treated if recognized. If you need assistance, contact our 24 hour, confidential Helpline 888-ADMIT-IT (888-236-4848) for resources and supports.