Gambling Prevention

Oregon Problem Gambling ResourceDid you know?

  • Oregon youth data (Oregon Healthy Teens, 2008) tell us that: one youth per classroom already has a (hidden) gambling problem
  • Kids who gamble are twice as likely to engage in other risk behaviors, such as alcohol and drug use, fights, skipping school, etc.
  • Free online gambling is the number one gambling activity among Oregon youth!

Call the Helpline at 877-695-4648 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and speak with someone who can get you to the help you may need. Or text 503-713-6000 between the hours of 8 am and 9 pm, Monday through Friday.

Help us spread the word that youth gambling is too risky! To learn more, and for a wealth of ready-made resources, check out the Oregon Problem Gambling Helpline and Resource website.

Do you or someone you love have a gambling problem and need help? Yamhill County Health and Human Services provides a full-service outpatient gambling treatment program.