Minnesota Alliance on Problem Gambling
The Minnesota Alliance on Problem Gambling (MNAPG), Minnesota’s affiliate to the National Council on Problem Gambling, is a non-profit, gambling-neutral organization dedicated to improving the lives of Minnesotans affected by problem gambling.
Minnesota Dept. of Human Services
Minnesota’s Problem Gambling Program, a division of the Minnesota Department of Human Services, funds inpatient and outpatient treatment, research, a resource library, public education and awareness efforts, in-service training, and a statewide, toll-free, confidential 24-hour helpline at (800) 333-HOPE.
National Council on Problem Gambling
The Mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling is to increase public awareness of problem gambling, ensure the widespread availability of treatment for problem gamblers and their families, and encourage research and programs for prevention and education. Its resource pages include fact sheets for specific populations such as seniors, youth, and the military. https://www.ncpgambling.org/programs-resources/resources/
South Oaks Gambling Screen
This test allows you to assess gambling problems in yourself or someone about whom you are concerned.
North American Training Institute
The mission of the NATI is to provide information, facilitate research and conduct professional training about gambling addiction. The NATI studies treatment techniques, methods, and programs, provides public education and prevention services, and develops and implements problem gambling helpline services.
The lottery provides several links to resources regarding problem gambling.
Publications and Literature
Personal Financial Issues for Loved Ones of Problem Gamblers at https://www.ncpgambling.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/loved_ones_guide_ncpg_booklet.pdf
Problem Gamblers and their Finances (for professionals) at https://www.ncpgambling.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/problem_gamblers_finances-a-guide-for-treatment-profs.pdf
Never Enough: One Lawyer’s True Story of How He Gambled His Career Away, by Michael J. Burke (2008).
Compulsive Sexual Behavior
“Understanding and Managing Compulsive Sexual Behaviors” by Timothy W. Fong, M.D. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2945841/
University of Minnesota information: https://www.sexualhealth.umn.edu/research/compulsive-sexual-behavior and inventory: https://med.umn.edu/sexualhealth/research
Linking sex and drug addiction: https://bradfordhealth.com/the-link-between-drug-addiction-and-sexual-addiction/