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Gambling Harm

If you or someone you know has a problem with gambling, here are specialist organisations where you can get help.

If you think you might have a gambling problem, this NHS Inform page includes a 10-question checklist about the signs.

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Watch this GamCare webinar exploring how gambling can show up in the workplace and the impact it has on colleagues’ mental health and wellbeing.

The panel includes charities who represent and support people struggling with gambling and people with lived experience. They discuss ways to support colleagues and talk about the knock-on effect of gambling on their families and friends.

Can’t see the video? Watch on Vimeo.

The Impact Of Gambling Webinar

Gambling and debt

Book now for our next webinar

Learn how to recognise the risk factors, signs and symptoms of gambling-related harm and the links between gambling and gaming.

  • Date: 25 June 2024
  • Time: 10am to 11am
  • Facilitator: Natalie Chambers, GamCare

Useful links

National Gambling Helpline

Helpline: 0808 8020 133 (24 hour)

Support is also available through WhatsApp, forums, LiveChat and Facebook Messenger. Help is available in over 200 languages.


GamCare run the helpline and offer practical support including blocking software.

Gamble Aware

Advice, tools and support to help you or someone you care about.


Gambling information, advice and support for young people.

Gambling with Lives

Support for families bereaved by gambling related suicide.


Telephone: 116 123 (24 hour)

Confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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