The Scenario
How might gambling fit into your recovery lifestyle?
Sam Savings Sam

Savings Sam
I am going to pay more attention to what happens when I get back into my fantasy league, be as careful with that as I am with the sports betting.
Bonnie Balanced Bonnie

Balanced Bonnie

I am going to stick to my two casino trips a year, that seems to be working for me.

Ian Impulsive Ian

Impulsive Ian
I guess I need to think more about this.


Part I

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Bettor Choice Programs

Bettor Choice Programs are gambling-specific treatment programs funded by the State of Connecticut. Services are offered at more than 16 locations in Connecticut through community agencies. Most programs offer a variety of outpatient services including: individual, group, and budget counseling for both problem gamblers and family members, psychiatric evaluation for both gamblers and family members, and couples and family counseling.

You can speak with a gambling counselor or find the nearest Bettor Choice Program by dialing 860.344.2244 or toll-free at 866.440.4375. You can also call one of the programs listed here. When you call, make sure to specify that you are looking for help and information about problem gambling.


CT Problem Gambling Services

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