Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services are increasing awareness of the dangers of gambling in our ten-county catchment area. It is important to raise awareness about Problem Gambling and its effects.
According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), there were 315,000 adult Iowans in 2019 that experienced at least one problem related to their gambling. The American Gaming Association and the National Center on Responsible Gambling estimate that problem gambling impacts 6-8 million Americans every year. Over 46% of problem gamblers also have a co-occurring substance use disorder. Problem gambling can happen to anyone but it is treatable and recovery is possible.
Ways Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services (BHTS) Can Help
Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services offer gambling prevention services. Programs are for family members and community groups to explore more information on problem gambling. Gambling Prevention Services
For information on Sieda BHTS assessment and counseling for individuals, couples, and families that are experiencing problem gambling. Problem Gambling Treatment Services
Or call Sieda Behavioral Health and Treatment Services at 641-683-6747. They can answer questions and get you the help you and your family need.
For more information, you can call 1-800-BETS OFF or visit the Your Life Iowa website at https://yourlifeiowa.org/gambling.