Organisations that can help
- National Gambling Treatment Service (opens in new tab)
- The National Gambling Helpline which is operated by GamCare, offers confidential advice, support, and information on problem gambling. You can speak with an adviser for free 24 hours a day, 365 days a year over the phone or Live Chat.
- National Problem Gambling Clinic (opens in a new tab)
- The National Problem Gambling Clinic is part of the National Gambling Treatment Service and is jointly commissioned by GambleAware and NHS England.
- Northern Gambling Service (opens in a new tab)
- The NHS Northern Gambling Service (also known as the Northern Gambling Clinic) provides specialist addiction therapy and recovery to people affected by gambling addiction.
- NHS - Help for problem gambling (opens in a new tab)
- Information on the NHS Website about problem gambling.
- Money Advice Service (opens in a new tab)
- An independent service set up by government to help people manage their money.
- Debt Advice Foundation (opens in new tab)
- A UK debt advice charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about debt.
- Debt Support Trust (opens in new tab)
Telephone: 0800 058 0226
A not for profit debt charity with trained, friendly debt advisors ready to advise you on available debt solutions.
- National Debt Line (opens in new tab)
National helpline number: 08088 084000
Provides free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
- StepChange Debt Charity (opens in new tab)
Telephone: 0800 138 1111
A debt advice organisation offering free, confidential and impartial debt help to anyone who needs it. Available online 24 hours a day.
- Counselling Directory (opens in new tab)
- Provides a counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.
- Samaritans (opens in new tab)
UK helpline number:
A 24 hours a day service providing confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
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