Links

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

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

 

Gordon Moody Association
Provides accommodation, therapy and rehabilitation for compulsive gamblers.
www.gordonmoody.org.uk

 

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.
www.cnwl.nhs.uk/national_problem_gambling_clinic.html

 

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

 

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.

http://www.gambleaware.co.uk

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

 

Relevant public bodies

DCMS
Department for Culture Media and Sport.
www.culture.gov.uk

 

The Gambling Commission
The Commission regulates gambling in the public interest.
www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

 

National Lottery Commission
www.natlotcomm.gov.uk

 

 

Useful publications

The British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2007
Prepared for the Gambling Commission 2007
www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/research__consultations/research/bgps/bgps_2007.aspx


 
The Gambling Act 2005
www.opsi.gov.uk/ACTS/acts2005/20050019.htm

Other organisations

The Responsible Gambling Trust

http://www.responsiblegamblingtrust.org.uk/

 

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

 

The Society for the Study of Gambling
www.societystudygambling.co.uk 

 

Association of British Bookmakers (ABB)
www.abb.uk.com

 

Bingo Association
www.bingo-association.co.uk

 

British Amusement and Catering Association (BACTA)
www.bacta.org.uk

 

British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA)
www.beerandpub.com

 

Remote Gambling Asociation
www.rga.eu.com

 

Salvation Army
www.salvationarmy.org.uk