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Al-Anon/Alateen (for friends and family of problem drinkers): 888-425-2666

Gamblers Anonymous (a fellowship for people who think they may have a problem with gambling; holds meetings in English and Spanish): 888-424-3577

Gam-Anon (a fellowship for the family and friends of problem gamblers that holds groups in English and Spanish): 718-352-1671

Nar-Anon (a fellowship for family and friends of people who have a problem with drugs): 800-477-6291

Narcotics Anonymous (fellowship for people who think they may have a problem with drugs; holds meetings in English and Spanish): 818-773-9999

National Council on Problem Gambling (a free 24-hour confidential hotline that refers callers to local resources): 800-522-4700

National Eating Disorders Association (resources about eating disorders): 800-931-2237

Overeaters Anonymous (fellowship for people who think they may have a problem with compulsive overeating): 505-891-2664

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