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CalGETS services are offered at no cost to problem gamblers and affected individuals. Treatment services are provided as a stepped-care approach from brief interventions, self-help workbooks, one-on-one counseling and even residential care. Clients have the ability to choose the services that best fits their needs. All treatment services are confidential, and provided by licensed health providers specially trained in the treatment of gambling disorder behavior.

To report a complaint related to CalGETS, please use the CalGETS Complaint Form (PDF).

Telephone Counseling

Can't find an outpatient provider close to your home? Not sure you are ready for face- to-face counseling? Confidential telephone counseling is available at no cost. Telephone counseling from the privacy of your own home.

1-800-GAMBLER (800 426-2537 or TTY 800 722-0997)
Telephone Counseling available in English, Spanish, and Asian languages Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Outpatient Providers

Authorized CalGETS providers with specialized training in the treatment of gambling disorder. No cost counseling sessions for problem gamblers and affected individuals in an office setting.

Outpatient providers now have the opportunity to offer group sessions for both gamblers and affected individuals. Group sessions must have a minimum of five and a maximum of ten clients. Group sessions will be 60-90 minutes in duration. See provider directory to find out if there is a group provider in your area.

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

IOP is conducted in licensed substance use disorder treatment programs with experience in treating gambling disorder. IOP serves as a bridge for clients transitioning between residential and outpatient, and those who require treatment that extends beyond once a week. IOP treatment includes 3 hour sessions, three days per week.

8831 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90034

619-521-5720 ext. 313
Services are being conducted exclusively online, virtually through Zoom telehealth or by phone.  Morning and evening sessions are available.  Any adult CA resident is eligible to attend.
3288 El Cajon Blvd, Suite 13, San Diego CA 92104

Residential Care

Residential, the highest level of care, is also offered in licensed substance use disorder treatment programs with experience in treating gambling disorder. Residential clients will live at the facility and receive 15 hours of gambling related treatment each week within the 30-day period of stay.

Residential & Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Problem Gamblers
8831 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90034

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