• Bettor Choice Problem Gambling Treatment Program

  • Since July 2020, CommuniCare as operated the Bettor Choice Outpatient Problem Gambling Treatment programming across the greater New Haven and Middletown areas of Connecticut.

    Anyone interested in obtaining treatment for problem gambling for themselves or a loved one is eligible.

    If interested, call John O’Rourke at (203) 553-7234 ext 2016.

  • CommuniCare is a proud member of both the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling (CCPG) and the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).

    CCPG has some great accessible resources, including a 24/7 hotline (Call (888) 789-7777 or Text “CTGAMB” to 53342). All resources can be found here.

    CommuniCare’s Bettor Choice Problem Gambling Treatment services are made possible with funding from the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

  • Contact Information

  • CommuniCare Offices
    85 Willow Street, Building A, Suite 3
    New Haven, CT 06511
    p. (203) 553-7234
    f. (203) 553-7239

    John O’Rourke
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2016

    Bettor Choice Outpatient Problem Gambling Treatment
    Debra Cannon, Program Manager
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2017

    SAFE Family Recovery Program
    Simone Ketchum, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2011

    Community Support for Families
    Glorimar Teixeira, Program Supervisor
    p. (203) 553-7234 ext. 2012

    Latino Behavioral Health Services
    Sarah Finke, Latino Coordinator
    p. (203) 483-2630 x1236

    South Central Crisis Services
    Jennifer Hagelston, Crisis Coordinator
    p. (860) 388-7855

    All referrals to programs should go through individual agencies, websites are listed below.

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  • Hours

  • Monday and Friday
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm

    Tuesday through Thursday
    8:30 am to 8:00 pm

    Crisis Services available after hours.