Treatment and Recovery Support Services

Through the Integrated Provider Network (IPN) problem gambling treatment and recovery support services are available in all 99 counties in Iowa.  For more information about the Problem Gambling Treatment and Recovery Support Services offered through the IPN, send us a message through our Contact Us system.  To find treatment near you, click here.

Clinician Resources

Gambling Pathways Questionnaire (2016)

Gambling Problems: An introduction for Behavioral Health Services Providers (SAMHSA)  

Getting Real about Problem Gambling - How the ASAM Can Help (Mee-Lee)

Individualized Treatment for Problem Gamblers (Therapist Manual - UCLA)

Problem Gambling Toolkit (SAMHSA)

Stages of Change and Problem Gambling Tool Kit (Center for Addiction and Mental Health – Canada) 

TIP 60: Using Technology-Based Therapeutic Tools (SAMHSA)

What Clinicians Need to Know about Gambling Disorders (NCRG)  

Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program (IRGC)


Financial Tools

Barriers Against Money Triggers

Debt Snapshot 

Pay Your Monthly Bills  

Problem Gamblers and Their Finances: A Guide for Treatment Professionals 

Questions about Life and Money  

Self Test For Financial Troubles  

Snapshot: Your Average Month  

Problem Gambling Treatment - Data Entry

The Iowa Department of Public Health Department (IDPH) is pleased to announce that IBHRS, the new statewide integrated substance use disorder and problem gambling treatment reporting system launched on July 1, 2021.  Click here for more information on IBHRS and Problem Gambling Treatment Data Entry options.

Screening Tools

DG-SPS (Disordered Gambler SBIRT Pre-Screen and Screen)

Brief Biosocial Gambling Screen (NCRG)  

Workbooks and Activities

Brain Connections: Problem Gambling Series (Gambling Research Exchange of Ontario,Canada)

Choices: Defeating Problem Gambling (Version 4, February 2020) 

Mindful Steps to Forgiveness (Lori Rugle, PhD, NCGCII)  

Problem Gambling and Effects on the Spouse (Wexler)

Stages of Change and Problem Gambling Tool Kit (Center for Addiction and Mental Health – Canada) 

The ACTION CYCLE of Compulsive Gambling