If you or someone you know is unable to control their gambling, and needs specific counselling or help, there are several agencies that offer support. The National Gambling Treatment Service is a network of organisations working together to provide confidential treatment and support for anyone experiencing gambling-related harms, free to access across England, Scotland and Wales.
GamCare operates the National Gambling Helpline and offer confidential information, advice and support for anyone harmed by gambling in Great Britain. The Helpline is open 24 hours every day on Freephone 0808 8020 133 or via Live Chat. Advisers will listen to you, they won’t judge and your conversation is confidential.
Freephone: 0808 8020 133
GamCare offers a moderated online forum and daily online group chatrooms to enable those affected by gambling harms to connect with others in similar situations, share their experience and support one another.
BeGambleAware provides information, advice and directs people to support to help keep people safe from gambling harms.
Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others do the same in meeting either in person or online
Phone: 0330 094 0322
At Gordon Moody has a range of services from residential treatment to online support. They offer special centers focused recovery treatment for compulsive gamblers and other support such as wrap around support for family and friend.
Gambling Therapy are a global online support service, offering advice in multiple languages for people who have been adversely affected by gambling.
For a list of additional support agencies on the GamCare website, click here.