Outpatient individual counseling, family therapy, support groups, financial education, and no-cost evaluations. This program includes not only help problem gambler and his/her family, but also prevention information and education for the community.
Eligibility: Services are provided in Adair, Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Shelby, Page, and Pottawattamie counties in Iowa and Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy, and Washington counties in Nebraska.
Contact: 24/7 Problem Gambling Crisis Line | 866-322-1407
Funding: The Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program (GAP) pays for confidential counseling with certified problem gambling providers to Nebraskans and their families who suffer a gambling addiction. A list of all GAP-certified counselors in Nebraska is located at: problemgambling.nebraska.gov | GAP 24/7 Helpline | 1-800-522-4700
Iowa Funding: The Heartland Family Service Problem Gambling Treatment program is part of the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) Integrated Provider Network, with services funded by the IDPH and the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.