Term Gambling Addiction Support Groups
Code PN-8100.0500-250
Definition Mutual support groups whose members are people who are having difficulty controlling their compulsion to gamble. Families and friends may also be welcome. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants come to terms with their addiction; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups.
Created 12/8/10
Changed 3/23/17
Use References Gamblers Anonymous
Gambling Support Groups
See Also References Compulsive Gambling Service Provider Complaints (DD-1500.1725)
Families/Friends of Individuals With a Gambling Addiction Support Groups (PN-8100.2000-250)
Gambling Addiction Counseling (RP-1400.8000-250)
Gambling Addiction Prevention Programs (RR-5150.5000-250)
Gambling Addiction Relapse Prevention (RR-2500)
Gambling Addiction Residential Treatment Facilities (RM-7000.2500)
Gambling Addiction Screening (RP-5000.5000-250)
Gambling Establishment Complaints (DD-1500.4000)
Gambling Regulation (DF-8000.3000)
Gambling Self Exclusion Programs (DF-8000.3010)
External Classification Terms Addictive Disorders (NTE F50)
Gambling Addiction (NTE F54)
Gambling Addiction Prevention and Treatment (UW 2.2.01.04)
Mental Health (ACH L-01)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (AIRS MH-500)
Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders (CAN MH-500)
Personal Social Services (NPC P05)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Comments
Bibliographic References The Self-Help Sourcebook: Finding and Forming Mutual Aid Self-Help Groups, Fourth Edition, American Self-Help Clearinghouse, Riverside Medical Center, Denville, NJ, 1992

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