It won’t be long before office pools start popping up as March Madness approaches. For some, putting a few dollars down during the games is not a big deal but for others, it is a serious life-altering problem. Scot Adams with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services says help for a problem gambler is available.
Scot Adams says the help line answered over 2,133 calls for people wanting services. He adds this shows gambling does not only effect one person but their family, children and employers.
Both individual and group counseling is available where an assessment of a person’s strengths, needs and problems will be addressed. Counselors will also help with budgeting and getting handle on the impact of gambling in their live.
The Gambling Hotline is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. For those wanting more information, it is available by calling 2-1-1.