Organisations to allow you to provide the support needed
Take time out to get the support you need. You can find support from one of the listed groups who have specialised services for family and friends of a problem gambler.
There is also blocking software available which allows you to block gambling site on your computer, laptop or mobile device, for more information on these providers click here.
Gam-Anon gives support to the family members and close friends of those who have been affected by problem gambling through group meetings.
Gambling Therapy runs group forums online for family and friends of problem gamblers. In these forums you can have live typed chat with others who are affected by problem gambling and they offer support in multiple languages.
The National Problem Gambling Clinic offers suppport for people from England and Wales with a range of psychological treatments for gambling addiction, depending on the needs of the individual.They also offer services specifically for women and friends and family of problem gamblers.
Phone: 020 7534 6699
Dunlewey Substance Advice Centre
Dunlewey Substance Advice provides counselling, mentoring, education and support to individuals directly or indirectly affected by gambling problem.
Republic of Ireland: 1800 235 235
Nothern Ireland: 08000 936 725
If you are considering self-exclusion, you may wish to register with GAMSTOP.
GAMSTOP is a free service that enables you to selfexclude from all online gambling companies licensed in Great Britain.
To find out more and to sign up with GAMSTOP please visit www.gamstop.co.uk.
Customer ontact details: https://www.gamstop.co.uk
Telephone: 0800 138 6518 (8am to midnight, 7 days a week). This number is for consumers only.