Bettor Choice – Addiction Services

What is Bettor Choice?

At Bettor Choice we offer counseling for gamblers and those affected by gambling (i.e., spouse, family members and significant others).

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What Services Do We Offer?

We offer individual, couples, family and group counseling. We currently have four groups:
Bettor Choice Women’s Group – a therapy group for women in recovery from gambling. This group meets weekly on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. at our New London location.
Bettor Choice Recovery Group – a recovery group for men and women looking for ongoing support in their recovery from gambling. This group meets on Thursdays at 1 p.m. at our Norwich location.
Bettor Choice Early Recovery Group – an evidenced based psycho-educational group to gain tools to support recovery from gambling. This group meets on Thursdays at 6 p.m. at our Norwich location.
Peer Counseling – The Bettor Choice Peer Counselor is a person with life experience of problem gambling and recovery who can provide information, support and advocacy to people who are new to recovery or those who seek help managing the financial, legal, housing, employment or other consequences of their gambling.

Medication management as a treatment option, if necessary.
A Live Gambling Chat, which can be accessed with the link below.

Free Online Chat:

Monday – Friday – 5 pm – 12 midnight
Saturday & Sunday – 12 noon – 12 midnight
To start a free live chat, please go to www.ccpg.org then click on “For Gamblers” in the middle of the page, then click on “Get more info” and then click on “Live Chat” on the left.

Contact Info

If you or a loved one has been affected by gambling, please call our local helpline number: 860-823-3094, which is answered by the Bettor Choice Staff (see below).

Hours

Morning, afternoon and evening appointments are available
Emergencies: 24-hour answering service.

Helpful Links

Problem Gambling Services brings you “Gambling and Financial Well-Being”, a web based financial literacy resource aimed at helping you with healthy budgeting habits and identifying potentially risky financial situations. Visit the site at http://money.erasect.org.