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Help for gambling problems

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago April 03, 2013 Apr 3, 2013 Wednesday, April 03 2013 April 03, 2013 9:25 AM in 2une In
Source: 2une In

Thousands of Louisiana residents suffer from a gambling problem and it often goes untreated.

But there are ways to get help.

The state has a publicly-funded residential treatment facility in Shreveport called CORE.

There is also a gambling hotline available for information and referral assistance. The number is 1-877-770-STOP (7867).

If you or someone you know would like to speak to a counselor about a gambling problem, contact Matricia Green at (225) 362-5360 or at matricia.green@la.gov.

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