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What gambling support is available?

Find out how safe is your gambling through this quick test by GamCare. If you're worried that you spend more than you should on gambling, here's a list of charities, organisations, and support groups where you can find out more information and receive professional support:

In the UK:

Here's a list of charities, organisations and support groups where you can find more information and get professional advice on gambling problems:

  • GamCare - Leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling (Call 0808 8020 133).
  • The Gordon Moody Association - Residential courses for men and women who have problems with gambling (Call 01384 241292).
  • Gamblers Anonymous UK - Local support groups that use the 12-step approach to recovery from addiction and offer free meetings for gamblers (Call 0330 094 0322).
  • Gambling Therapy - Online & email peer groups for text-based "real-time" group support run by trained and knowledgeable facilitators.

Resources outside the UK:

  • France - visit this website or contact Adictel Prevention Addiction 24/7 at
  • Ireland - visit the website of Gamble Aware Ireland's or call the National Gambling Helpline (Call 1800 753 753).
  • Italy - visit this website or call the National Gambling helpline (Call 800 558822).
  • Netherlands - Visit this website or call the AGOG National information number (Call 0900 2177721).
  • Spain - visit the website of Federación Española de Jugadores de Azar Rehabilitados.
  • Portugal - visit the website of Instituto de Apoio ao Jogador's.