FPHSA provides group and individual counseling for clients and their families suffering from a gambling disorder. All services are provided by a certified compulsive gambling counselor.
There are no fees for these services for Florida parish area residents.
For information or to access services contact Robert Hetrick LAC, CCGC at (985) 649-5265.
Common Counseling Myths & Facts:
Counselling Myth 1: Counseling can be expensive.
Fact: There are NO fees for services to Louisiana residents.
Counseling Myth 2: Only gamblers can attend counseling.
Fact: If you are affected by a loved one’s gambling, counseling is available, at no cost.
Counseling Myth 3: You have to stop gambling if you want to attend counseling.
Fact: There is no requirement that you quit gambling before during or after attending counseling. You decide what your counseling goals will be.
Counseling Myth 4: If I see a counselor about gambling everyone will know about it.
Fact: All services are confidential.
Counseling Myth 5: If I go into counseling, I will have to self-exclude from the casinos.
Fact: All self exclusion from casinos in Louisiana and Mississippi is voluntary.