If you have questions or concerns about your own gambling or about that of a friend or family member, a good place to start is the National Gambling Helpline on Freephone 0808 8020 133.
The National Gambling Helpline is operated by GamCare and offers free and confidential support, information and advice on problem gambling, either via telephone (Helpline - 0808 8020 133) or online (NetLine). It can also include direction to chat room forums and printed information depending on what you need and when. You can visit the National Gambling Treatment Service to find out more.
The National Gambling Helpline's experienced staff can provide information and advice, refer you to other sources of help and also tell you what may be available locally. This can include referral to sources of help about money and debt advice, along with identifying other suitable forms of personal help such as counselling, and crisis support. You can also access free face-to-face and online counselling if you, or someone you know, has a gambling problem via a network of treatment providers across Britain.
Problem gamblers may benefit from help directed specifically at getting their gambling back under control, as well as help to better manage the consequences of problem gambling such as debt, stress and relationship breakdown.
Don't put it off. Your personal information will be kept confidential.
0808 8020 133
The National Gambling Helpline is operated by GamCare and offers free and confidential support, information and advice on problem gambling either via telephone, online or text. It can also include direction to chat room forums and printed information depending on what you need and when.www.gamcare.org.uk
GamCare operates the National Gambling Helpline and offers free and confidential support, information and advice on problem gambling either via telephone (Helpline), online (NetLine) or text. GamCare also offers free face-to-face and online counselling for those affected by a gambling problem either directly or via its network of treatment providers across Britain. In addition, GamCare provides online advice on self-help strategies, and practical advice to family and friends of people experiencing problems.www.gamcare.org.uk
The Gordon Moody Association provides advice, education and high-quality therapeutic support to problem gamblers and those affected by problem gambling through residential, online and outreach services.www.gordonmoody.org.uk
020 7381 7722
The Central and Northwest London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) operates the National Problem Gambling Clinic located in Earls Court, London, to provide free and confidential treatment services to gamblers and others adversely affected by gambling.www.cnwl.nhs.uk/cnwl-national-problem-gambling-clinic/
BigDeal offers information, advice and support to young people impacted by problem gambling. They also provide information and resources to parents and professionals to increase awareness about the issue.www.bigdeal.org.uk