Outreach 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.

For information on services in other areas for problem gamblers, call the Problem Gamblers Helpline at 800-589-9966 or visit the website here for a list of community services.

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 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.

Brochures and Information on Problem Gambling:

  • The Ohio Lottery's Responsible Gaming Brochure
  • Information on problem gambling and brochures are available at no cost from the Ohio Lottery. Call 216-774-5699.

Additional Resources