Treatment for Compulsive Gambling Addictions Philadelphia PA

There are several methods use to treat gambling addictions. Most treatment programs will have the gambling addict take some form of psychotherapy or medication. Medications for gambling addiction treatment are usually some form of anti-depressant. SSRR’s (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) have proven to be effective for mood swings and pathological gamblers.

New Journeys in Recovery
(215) 634-6400
2927 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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DUI/DWI offenders
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Riverside Care Inc
(215) 226-1666
1007 West Lehigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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Achievement Through Counseling and Trt
(215) 236-0100
1745 North 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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Kensington Hospital
(215) 426-8100x6019
136 West Diamond Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
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Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
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Women
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Spanish

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Congreso de Latinos
(215) 763-8870x1001
216 West Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
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North Philadelphia Health Systems
(215) 787-2131
8TH Street And Girard Ave 11 Floor
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Casa De ConseJeria Drug And Alcohol Co
(215) 634-3259
213 West Allegheny Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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North Philadelphia Health System DDFI
(215) 787-2193
8 Street And Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients
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Spanish

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Asociacion De Puertorriquenos En March
(267) 296-7200
2143 N 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Girard Medical Center
(215) 787-2000x2079
8th and Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
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(215) 787-2000
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Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
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Outpatient
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Spanish

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Treatment for Compulsive Gambling Addictions

Compulsive Gambling addiction is a major problem, for the problem gambler proper assistance is available. Pathologic gambling is a psychological addiction because of the ‘rush’ you feel when you get or win money in gambling game. A person’s experiences and personality type also play a large role in gambling addictions. People who are pathologic gamblers can’t control their impulses to gamble. There are many different degrees of addiction. All which can be treated differently.

There are several methods use to treat gambling addictions. Most treatment programs will have the gambling addict take some form of psychotherapy or medication. Medications for gambling addiction treatment are usually some form of anti-depressant. SSRR’s (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) have proven to be effective for mood swings and pathological gamblers. Psycho and cognitive behavior therapy aim at replacing negative beliefs with healthy and positive ones. Group therapy can also be very helpful as a gambling addiction treatment as they offer a medium for advice, feedback and support.

Treatment Programs for Compulsive Gamblers

Treatment programs are unique for each person, so the individual must track down a program that best suits his needs. There is help and hope for problem gamblers. One of the first steps to helping yourself is admitting you have the problem. The world may seem empty but there is always someone out there that can help. Gambling is meant to be fun, n...

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