Treatment Programs

The Ohio Lottery Commission Funds the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) who in turn contracts the following agencies to provide outpatient treatment of problem gambling.

Training for Counselors and Professionals:

  • Training for counselors and other professionals is offered by Recovery Resources, with funding from the Ohio Lottery Commission. Professionals in Ohio who work with problem gamblers and their families may attend these sessions. For information, contact Scott Anderson at the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) at (614) 466-8562 or Scott.anderson@ada.ohio.gov.

Speakers:

  • Speakers are available to address your group or organization on problem and youth gambling. To schedule, or request further information, please e-mail the Ohio Lottery at karen.russo@lottery.ohio.gov, or call 216-774-5699.

Help is Available

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available. Call the Ohio Problem Gambling Helpline 24/7 at 1-800-589-9966 . You can also have a live chat with one of our problem gambling specialist, Monday-Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

For Problem Gambling Services in your area visit the Ohio Problem Gambling Online Resources webpage.

Additional Resources

For additional information contact Responsible Gambling Coordinator Karen Russo at karen.russo@lottery.ohio.gov or call 216.774.5747.