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Problem Gambling Services

For Couples, Friends, and Families


Baffled by your loved one’s gambling? You’re not the first person to feel this way.

It can hurt when you don’t understand why your loved one is doing the things that they’re doing. Your family member may not see their gambling as a problem. You may find yourself feeling angry, worried, and confused. You’ve probably tried to help your loved one and feel like little that you have done has worked for long.  

Gambling can be as addictive and destructive as alcohol or drugs. But there is more social stigma today about problem gambling than there is around alcohol or drug addictions.

To make an appointment or for more information, all 503-768-6325 or email


Llame 503-686-4600 para una citas o mas información. Nuestros servicios de consejería

para problemas a las apuestas son gratuitos y confidenciales.

Problem gambling can embarrass and isolate family members, preventing them from getting much-needed support.

Seeing your loved one’s gambling this way may be new for you and for other friends and family members. It’s hard to understand how something that is “just a game” for so many people can be a devastating problem for others.

Who can access our counseling services? 

Anyone affected by problem gambling is welcome to seek free, confidential help and support. We can help you address the stress that gambling causes, develop more safety, and build a plan to stabilize family finances.

The involvement of family members in counseling makes it more likely that things will improve for everyone, including the person who has problems with gambling—even if that person doesn’t attend counseling themselves. Also, if it is one of your goals, we can support you in finding ways to encourage your loved one to get help.    


Problem Gambling Services

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  • Problem Gambling

    Clinic Location
    4445 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 205
    Portland, OR 97239



    Para citas en Español


    Mon 11am-7pm
    Tues & Fri 9am-7pm
    Sat & Sun 9am-4pm

    Closed Wed & Thurs

    Between 9am-5pm calls will be returned the same day, even if we are closed.

    Clinic Director
    Frankie DiFerdinando, LPC, CGACII

    Frankie DiFerdinando