Hamilton, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 12/30/2015 -- Worldwide, gaming is an up-and-coming industry that attracts hundreds of millions of fans and users. However, as with many recreational activities, the potential exists for people to abuse gaming and develop an addiction or problem. This is especially true with games involving gambling and money. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey helps individuals prevent developing, or worsening, a gambling addiction. They have announced that they provide ongoing gambling problem help for those suffering with compulsive gambling addictions and other related problems.
Neva Pryor, Executive Director of the Council, is doing everything in her power to spread the message that they are there to help gamblers all over the state of New Jersey. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey uses the adage "Support. Treatment. Hope." They provide these three things through many methods, including their state-wide hotline, 1-800-GAMBLER, as well as a collection of YouTube videos targeted to individuals looking for help with a compulsive gambling problem. They offer "…information, education and referral services for people affected by a gambling problem" through their confidential, toll-free hotline and their website, http://www.800gambler.org. They also provide services for mental health professionals working with clientele who have issues with compulsive gambling.
The Council reinforces that no owner of any gambling institution or gaming website wants to see their clientele ruin their lives or get in over their head; however, they also recognize that normal patterns of gambling can quickly develop into addictive behaviors.
Individuals looking for compulsive gambling help, and professionals looking to help their clientele with their compulsive gambling problems in the best way possible, are urged to contact the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey. Reach them by phone toll-free statewide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, at 1-800-GAMBLER or visit them at 800gambler.org to put a conscious effort towards fighting compulsive gambling addiction.
About The Council for Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey
The Council for Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey is a non-profit, private organization dedicated to helping individuals seek help for their compulsive gambling problem, and for concerned friends and loved ones to confidentially express their concerns about someone close to them. Their 24/7 hotline is 1-800-GAMBLER. The Council also works to train professionals in the fields of gambling addiction and recovery.
For more information, please visit http://www.800gambler.org