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Details for Service North Carolina Problem Gambling Services
Service Name North Carolina Problem Gambling Services Program Name Adults with Identified Needs
Goal Provide services and supports to individuals and families experiencing health and safety needs to assist them in living successfully in the community.
Objective Assure that adults with health and safety needs that could result in out-of-home placement receive assessment and treatment services to enable them to continue to live at home and/or community.
Division Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Use Services
Service Description

The North Carolina Problem Gambling services provide prevention, education, outreach and treatment services statewide to anyone who is concerned about their own gambling or a family member's gambling problem.

North Carolina Problem Gambling services support a toll-free helpline that is answered by trained professionals capable of providing information about problem gambling programs, a brief needs analysis, crisis intervention and referral, treatment, clinical phone counseling, and follow-up.

Services also include dedicated statewide text and chat features, training for counselors in gambling addiction, therapeutic interventions, and increased awareness to the needs of individuals with a gambling addiction.

Web Site http://www.ncdhhs.gov/mhddsas/problemgambling/ Year First Initiated 2006
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method For individuals served directly with counseling for gambling addiction, each Local Management Entity determines their own methodology for income eligibility and communicates this policy with providers in their local catche
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change 1/1/1901
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
12 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
State Session Law Session Law 2005-276
State Statute G.S. 143-34.1

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY)
As of the month of
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2024 SFY 2023-2024 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 0 0 0
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 0 0 0
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 0 0 0
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 0 0 0
Receipts-Federal 0 0 0
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 0 0 0
Total Receipts 0 0 0
General Fund Appropriations 0 0 0
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0