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New help for Yakima's gamblers

YAKIMA, Wash -- Treatment has been available for alcohol and other drug addictions in Yakima for many years, now problem gamblers have a place to turn to.

New treatment services are funded by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services' Problem Gambling Program. The funds come from a tax on Washington's Lottery, the Washington Horseracing Commission and gambling licensees.

In Yakima, services for problem gamblers are available at the Center for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Triumph Treatment Center and the James Oldham Treatment Center.

Help is also available at 1-800-547-6133.