Mobile Terms and Conditions

The short code 53342 is used by California Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) and its professional associate, Telus Health to promote text chat access to counselors.

You may opt-in by submitting the keyword “SUPPORT” to 53342. You will receive an immediate text back, and can begin chatting with a live counselor. You may continue texting with the counselor until you decide to end the conversation, or you text STOP, QUIT, END, CANCEL or UNSUBSCRIBE. Alternatively, the counselor will end the conversation if they do not receive a response to two (2) messages. After the conversation you may be asked to participate in a 30 day follow up survey.


For additional information, text “HELP” to short code 53342. You may opt-out at any time by sending “STOP“, “QUIT“, “END“, “CANCEL“, or “UNSUBSCRIBE” to short code 53342.

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The information on this site is provided for informational purposes only. Only a professional can diagnose a gambling problem. 

CCPG makes its best efforts to ensure information on this site is up to date. However, casinos in California have no obligation to report changes to their programs to us, and information may at times be missing or out of date. If you observe information which needs to be updated, please contact us here.

CCPG does not provide diagnostic or treatment services, and accepts no responsibility for such use.

Please call 1-800-GAMBLER (426-2537), or contact your physician, a local addiction or a mental health agency for more information about gambling disorder.

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