Virginia Voluntary Exclusion Program
The Virginia Lottery has instituted a self-help program for individuals that wish to voluntary exclude themselves. Individuals may self-exclude for a period of two-years, five-years, or a lifetime. Individuals wanting to exclude should fill out the self-exclusion form in this link (https://www.valottery.com/playingmatters/voluntaryexclusionprogram)
Virginia Council on Problem Gambling
Virginia Problem Gambling Helpline (http://www.VCPG.net) – 1-888-532-3500 – The VCPG is a non-profit organization that aims to increase public awareness of problem gambling, ensure the widespread availability of treatment for problem gamblers and their families, and to encourage research and programs for prevention and education.
The national Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1-800-273-8255 at any time or click here for more information.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and help other compulsive gamblers do the same. There are regional fellowships around the world. www.gamblersanonymous.org