Help and Information

Who to contact if you are concerned about the amount of time, or money, you spend on gambling;

Provides information, advice and counselling to individuals and families concerned about problem gambling.
National Gambling Helpline: 0808 8020133


Gordon Moody Association
Provides accommodation, therapy and rehabilitation for compulsive gamblers.


CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic
Treatment for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. Service includes short-term treatment of co-existing mental health conditions.


Gamblers Anonymous UK
A self-help fellowship of gamblers wanting to address their gambling problems.


Gamble Aware

GambleAwareTM aims to promote responsibility in gambling. They provide information to help people make informed decisions about their gambling. They will help you to find out more about gambling and what responsible gambling means, to understand and recognise problem gambling, and show you where to go for further information, help and support should you need it.

National Debtline
Provides free confidential advice on how to deal with debt problems.
Helpline: 0808 808 4000


StepChange Debt Charity
StepChange Debt Charity have been providing free, expert debt advice to people with debt problems for over 20 years.

StepChange Debt Remedy, their anonymous online help tool, can recommend the best way to deal with your debts based on your personal situation.


Online Resources 

Responsible Gambling Trust Infohub


Relevant public bodies


Department for Culture Media and Sport.


The Gambling Commission
The Commission regulates gambling in the public interest.


National Lottery Commission



Useful publications

The British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2007
Prepared for the Gambling Commission 2007

The Gambling Act 2005

Other organisations

The Responsible Gambling Trust


The Responsible Gaming Centre in Canada
On-line access to a detailed research library about problem gambling.


The Society for the Study of Gambling 


Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)


Bingo Association


British Amusement and Catering Association (BACTA)


British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA)


Remote Gambling Asociation


Salvation Army