Arizona Council on Compulsive GamblingArizona Council on Compulsive Gambling
MISSION STATEMENT To advocate for and provide peer-to-peer response to the needs of compulsive gamblers and their families; To provide impartial and unbiased referrals to appropriate resources for addiction recovery, intervention, treatment and couns... Read more
MISSION STATEMENT To advocate for and provide peer-to-peer response to the needs of compulsive gamblers and their families; To provide impartial and unbiased referrals to appropriate resources for addiction recovery, intervention, treatment and counseling; To educate the private sector, business communities and school systems about the early warning signs, methods of prevention, and treatment of this addiction; To collaborate with complementary agencies and organizations to elevate the awareness of all citizens of the state of Arizona about the social and economic impact of compulsive gambling; To help restore Arizona families impacted by compulsive gambling to health and balance.
ACCG provides support to compulsive gamblers and their families throughout the state of Arizona. We are dedicated to elevating public awareness of this addiction and educating the public and private sectors. Our comprehensive website moves visitors through an array of clinical and situational problem gambling assessment tools, a wealth of background information, and a spectrum of recovery, treatment and counseling resources. Our toll-free helpline enables callers to speak directly with a recovering compulsive gambler who can listen with compassion, understand their pain, triage their needs, and provide immediate and appropriate referrals. ACCG maintains close and vital relationships with the recovery community, including Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon, inpatient treatment and outpatient counseling sectors, and the criminal court and correctional systems. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and a proud affiliate of the National Council on Problem Gambling.