ICPG Core Purpose
The Illinois Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) is the statewide resource in Illinois for awareness and education about Gambling Disorder.
To increase public awareness about gambling disorder, provide information and resources related to treatment for those with a gambling disorder and their families, promote research, and develop and implement gambling disordered education and prevention programs in the State of Illinois.
- ICPG advocates for additional and widespread treatment counselors and for facilities, education and research and responsible legislation.
- ICPG wishes to work with all organizations with similar goals at the national, regional and state and local levels.
- ICPG is funded by membership and donations and is governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time and services in order to create and execute programs to promote the goals and mission of the organization.
- ICPG is the sole Illinois affiliate the National Council on Problem Gambling.
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
This is an important time of year to educate about Problem Gambling and share relevant resources.
The National Council on Problem Gambling has recently released the Problem Gambling Awareness Month toolkit that offers a variety of beneficial resources. The toolkit contains everything you need for Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
Problem Gambling Screening Day is coming March 9th, 2021
We encourage you to join in this year’s screening day! Any provider or organization can host and offer the screening and registration is not required.
If you think you have a problem call 1 800-522-4700 for help.