Problem gamblers may benefit from help directed specifically at getting their gambling back under control, as well as help directed at managing the consequences of problem gambling such as debt, stress and relationship breakdown.
Look at the types of advice and support available and make contact with someone who can help you today. Don't put it off. Your personal information will be kept confidential.
T: 020 7534 6699
F: 020 7534 6700
GamCare offers support, information and advice on problem gambling through its telephone (Helpline) and online (Netline) services, and provides specialist face-to-face counselling.
GamCare also offers online advice on self-help strategies and practical advice to family and friends of people experiencing problems.
GamCare Helpline – 0808 8020 133 (UK only)
Gamblers Anonymous is a group of men and women who have joined together to tackle their own gambling problem and help others do the same.
National: 020 7384 3040
Scotland: 08700 50 88 81
Gam-Anon provides support to anyone affected by another person’s gambling problem.
National: 08700 50 88 80
London: 020 7384 3040
Midlands: 0121 233 1335
North East: 0114 262 0026
North West: 0161 976 5000
Scotland: 0141 630 1033
The Gordon Moody Association provides residential treatment for people experiencing significant problems with their gambling.
47 Maughan Street
T: +44 (0)1384 241292
47 Maughan Street
The National Debtline provides free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt.
England and Wales: 0808 808 4000
Scotland: 0808 808 4000
The Financial Services Authority provides impartial information about financial products and services to help make money matters clearer.
Consumer Contact Number: 0845 606 1234
Citizens Advice Bureau help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice from nearly 3,400 locations in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The National Domestic Violence Helpline provides confidential support and information to women and children affected by domestic violence. Information and support is also provided to friends and family seeking to support women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced domestic violence.
The Respect Phoneline is an information and advice line for people who are abusive towards their partners. This Phoneline is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10.00 am - 1:00 pm and from 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
United Kingdom: 0845 122 8609
Text 07624 818 326
The Drinkaware website helps those who are worried about their drinking and provides information on responsible drinking. The website is operated by the Drinkaware Trust.
T: 020 7307 7450
The Samaritans offer help by telephone, email, letter and face to face in most of their branches. They are available in the UK and Ireland.
There are many other places and people to seek help from. Sometimes just talking to someone helps – a trusted friend, your doctor or someone from your church or faith community can be a great support.
It is important to be able to recognise the signs that you may have a gambling problem.
Manage your gambling better by learning more about how you spend your time.
There are various forms of counselling and treatment for problem gambling issues.
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