Office of Alcoholism and
Substance Abuse Services


Gambling Helpline Assistance

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NewThe Queens Center for Excellence (QCFE)

The Queens Center for Excellence (QCFE) is dedicated to addressing the issue of problem gambling within Queens County through increasing public awareness and connecting those adversely affected with services that can help them. Read More

Veterans and Problem Gambling

Help for Veterans with gambling problems is now available at the Canandaigua VA Medical Center Read More

New York Council on Problem Gambling

Increasing public awareness about problem and disordered gambling and promoting support services and treatment for persons adversely affected by problem gambling.

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Find help and hope for alcoholism, drug abuse or problem gambling. Call or text 1-877-846-7369.

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem,
HELP is available statewide,
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Call toll free 1-877-8HOPENY (1-877-846-7369) or text HOPENY(467369)


HOPEline Services Include:

  • Master's level clinicians who are professional, well-trained and knowledgeable
  • Crisis and motivational interviewing for callers in need
  • Referrals to treatment providers
  • 48 hour call back to those who wish to be contacted
  • Multi-lingual
  • Informational materials


If you are in crisis or have an emergency, go to the nearest Emergency Room.

Gambling Problem? Do you know the Warning Signs?


Spread the word. The HOPEline is available!

Print this flyer and hang it for all New Yorkers to see.