Treatment for Compulsive Gambling Addictions Takoma Park MD

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.

Washington Adventist Hospital
(301) 891-7600x5600
7600 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center
(202) 782-3969
MCWR-DCA-CCC
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Counseling Plus Inc
(301) 565-9001
8561 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Andromeda Transcultural Health
(202) 291-4707
1400 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians
Language Services
Creole, French, German, Portugese, Russian, Spanish

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Bridge Back Program
(202) 829-9199
4800 Arkansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Another Way Inc
(301) 434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
French, Spanish

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Family Health Center
(301) 779-2461
3415 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Amharic, Spanish

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Kolmac Clinic
(301) 589-0255
1003 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Mental Health Clinic
(301) 439-7200
1011 University Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

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C A Mayo and Associates Inc
(301) 699-0344
3403 Perry Street
Mount Rainier, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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