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What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling? Pendleton OR

Compulsive gamblers may start betting small amounts, but sooner or later start to wager higher bets in order to get the same feelings of excitement they had when they first started playing. Compulsive gamblers often feel agitated and restless if they are unable to gamble and can feel a strong desire to gamble when other aspects of their lives are weighing them down.

TM Counseling and Consulting
(541) 276-1022
920 SW Frazer Street
Pendleton, OR
Hotline
(866) 343-4473
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Eastern Oregon Detoxification Center
(541) 278-2558
4708 NW Pioneer Place
Pendleton, OR
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Detoxification
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

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Homestead Youth and Family Services
(541) 276-5433
816 SE 15th Street
Pendleton, OR
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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Malheur County Alcohol and Drug
(541) 889-2490
686 NW 9th Street
Ontario, OR
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Volunteers of America of Oregon
(503) 235-0131
3010 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Yellow Hawk Tribal Behav Health Prog
(541) 276-7990
73265 Confederate Way
Pendleton, OR
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Eastern Oregon Alcoholism Foundation
(541) 276-3518x201
216 SW Hailey Avenue
Pendleton, OR
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Addictions Program of Umatilla County
(541) 278-6330
200 SE Hailey Avenue
Pendleton, OR
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
Spanish

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Yamhill County
(503) 434-7462
420 East 5th Street
McMinnville, OR
Hotline
(503) 434-7462
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Better Choices Counseling Services
(503) 474-2024
435 NE 17th Street
McMinnville, OR
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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What are the Perils of Compulsive Gambling?

How do you find if you have a gambling addiction? The first thing to note is compulsive gambling is a psychological condition which makes the persons unable to control their desire to gamble. Many crave the feeling they have when they gamble and seek this experience on a daily basis, no matter whether they’re on a winning or losing streak.

Compulsive gamblers may start betting small amounts, but sooner or later start to wager higher bets in order to get the same feelings of excitement they had when they first started playing. Compulsive gamblers often feel agitated and restless if they are unable to gamble and can feel a strong desire to gamble when other aspects of their lives are weighing them down. Compulsive gamblers may also believe that gambling is the only way to pay off debts and keep believing that it’s only a matter of time before they hit the elusive jackpot. Some compulsive gamblers may find themselves lying to friends and families and in some cases stealing money or goods to pay for their gambling habit.

Perils of Compulsive Gamblers

Not all compulsive gamblers will exhibit each of these qualities, but if you recognize just a few of these in yourself or someone close to you then it could be time to seek help.

Compulsive gambling is treatable and there are a number of wonderful organizations set up to deal specifically with this problem.

Gamblers Anonymous is probably the most well-known and widespread and is based on a 12-step program similar t...

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