If you would like advice and support in relation to your gambling, or if you are concerned about a close friend or family member then there are various support services you can turn to for help.
The CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic treats problem gamblers living in England and Wales who are aged 16 and over. It assesses the needs of problem gamblers as well as those of their partners and family members and offers evidence based treatments as well as interventions to assist with financial, employment, social and relationship difficulties.
020 7381 7722
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and help other compulsive gamblers do the same. There are regional fellowships around the world.
The Gamblers Anonymous UK service site is at:
The Gamblers Anonymous International service site is at:
GamCare provides, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. In addition to a telephone support line, GamCare provides a range of online support services, from our confidential NetLine, through to peer-to-peer services including our Forum and Chat/Support room.
0808 8020 133
Gamble Aware provides valuable advice on responsible gambling geared at all types of gambling both on-line and land based.
Gordon Moody (formerly the Gordon House Association) is a specialist provider of residential treatment for addicted gamblers. Gordon Moody Association has over 31 years’ experience of providing specialised support and treatment to acutely addicted gamblers.
Gambling Therapy is a free online service that provides practical advice and emotional support to people affected by problem gambling who reside outside Great Britain.
Australian national 1800 gambling helpline – Call 1800 858 858. This is a hotline for all problem gamblers and their families who will be able to speak directly with someone locally, irrespective of where they are calling from within Australia. There is a new facility for help, the National Gambling Help website.
1800 858 858
For residents of Malta, the Gambling Addiction Service provides addiction counselling and support to individuals and their families experiencing a problem with gambling. It offers a wide range of services, including crisis interventions and planning one’s finances, employment and housing arrangements.
179 / 116 123