Crisis Intervention Services are available 24 hours a day by calling, toll-free 1-800-621-8504(903-472-7242) Behavioral Health & IDD Centralized Intake 1-800-669-4166
Outreach, Screening, Assessment, and Referral (OSAR) for Substance Abuse Treatment 1-800-588-8728 or 940-224-6200 Wichita Falls and surrounding counties
National Council on Problem Gambling This organization was founded to lead state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policy and programs for all those affected by problem gambling. Their purpose is to serve as the national advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families. The website includes information about their programs and resources, as well as a section on Help and Treatment, which contains links to a counselor search, frequently asked questions, help by state, a national helpline, screening tools, and more. A good starting place to locate resources that may be needed.
National Council on Problem Gambling This organization provides information on compulsive (problematic) gambling: fact sheets, diagnostic criteria and a self test regarding compulsive gambling, among other resources. A 24-hour gambling crisis telephone line is provided, as well as referrals to gambling support groups and counseling.