Does someone you care about have an issue with gambling?


You cannot force someone to acknowledge that they have an issue with gambling, but you can encourage them to seek professional help.

There are many practical ways in which you can help a family member or friend who has an issue with their gambling. It is also important that you protect yourself and the people around you from any harm that may arise from problem gambling. Peer support for family members of those with a gambling issue is available to Maryland residents through the Maryland Coalition of Families: