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Gambling Addiction

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others do the same.

GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. Check out their website or call them and speak to an Adviser for free on 0808 8020 133; 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Being a compulsive gambler can harm your health and relationships, and leave you in serious debt. If you have a problem with gambling and you'd like to stop, support and treatment is available. Click here to visit the NHS website.

Citizens Advice (previously Citizens Advice Bureau and also known as Cyngor ar Bopeth in Welsh) is a network of over 300 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. Click here to get help with gambling problems.

Betknowmore are a gambling support service, with a mission to provide support and education services to address problematic issues caused by gambling. Need help? Call their free helpline Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm on 0800 066 4827.

Gambling Therapy offers many different online services for problem gamblers and their friends and families. Online groups, forums, e-mail support, resource database. Including multilingual live support. 

Gordon Moody Association offers unique and intensive residential treatment programmes in the UK for those gamblers most severely addicted. Take a look at their website to learn more about their services or call 01384 241292.

Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. Samaritans are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call for free on 116 123. To be redirected to their website please click here.

RecoverMe is a self help mobile app to help individuals manage a gambling addiction. The app was designed with the help of psychologists, psychiatrists and those with lived experience of the condition.

The app uses a variety of techniques to help you change the way you think, feel and behave towards gambling. The flexible therapy helps you take back control of your gambling habits at your own pace, discreetly. 

To download: iOS device click here / Android device click here.