County of Oswego Council on Alcoholism & Addictions, Inc

Problem & Compulsive Gambling

The Council offers a full range of problem gambling prevention and works with our other outpatient programs for treatment.

Outpatient Gambling Prevention

  • The Oswego Council on Alcoholism & Addiction works closely with law enforcement and lottery outlet retailers in addressing laws, rules, and sales restriction issues.
  • Training and workshops educate the public regarding the issues of problem and compulsive gambling.
  • The South Oaks gambling screening tool is utilized for assessments.
  • The Council raises public awareness and distributes information.

Problem Gambling:

is a gambling behavior which causes disruptions in any major area of life - psychological, physical, social or vocational.

Compulsive Gambling:

is considered a more serious form of problem gambling and is identified as a persistent and recurrent maladaptive gambling behavior that disrupts personal, family or career pursuits.

53 East Third Street, Oswego, New York, 13126, phone: 315-342-2370 

4 Tower Drive, Fulton, New York, 13069, phone: 315-598-6707