WHERE TO FIND HELP

YGAM is an educational charity and does not provide direct treatment or support to those affected by gambling or gaming, but our extensive directory will help you get the support you need. This page contains information and links to organisations and charities that offer support and treatment for people with gambling, gaming, mental health or financial problems or concerns.  YGAM is not responsible for the content of the websites listed and links do not imply any endorsement.

Gambling Support

Gamcare

Information, advice and support for problem gamblers and their families, through the National Gambling Helpline, online chats, forums and treatment programmes.

National Problem Gabling Clinic

Treatment for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. The team assesses the needs of problem gamblers as well as those of their partners and family members.

Gamblers Anonymous

Group meetings, online forum and information for people struggling with a gambling problem.

BeGambleAware

Learn about how gambling works, check if you or someone you know may have a gambling problem and find tips on how to stay in control.

Big Deal

Part of GamCare's Youth Outreach Programme, this website provides information and advice on gambling for young people and parents.

Northern Gambling Service

Covering the North of England to provide specialist addiction therapy and recovery to people affected by gambling addiction and intervention to people close to those with gambling addictions, such as family, partners and carers.

Gordon Moody

Advice, education and therapeutic support through residential, online and outreach services for men and women aged 18+.

Betknowmore

Offering mentoring, information, counselling, group support and drop in sessions for people living in East London.

Gambling Therapy

An International app providing support, advice and self-help tools for people struggling with gambling, available in a range og different languages.

Self-Exclusion Support

Gamban

A paid for service to block access to online gambling services.

GamStop

Enables you to put controls in place to restrict online gambling activities, currently only on selected sites but updates coming soon

Opt in to Self-exclude

Informations on how to self-exclude in licensed gambling venues including arcades, betting shops, bingo venues, casinos and online gambling.

Monzo

A bank account and app that allows you to block gambling transactions.

Mental health & general Support

Young Minds

Improving wellbeing and mental health of children and young people through their parent helpline, training and consultancy and online information.

Mind

Advice, support and information for anyone experiencing mental health problems.

Samaritans

Providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide.

ChildLine

A free, private and confidential service for people under the age of 19 to talk about anything. Whatever the worry, support is available online or on the phone at anytime.

Shout

A free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis, anytime, anywhere. Supported by a nationwide team of crisis volunteers, it takes people from crisis to calm every day of the week. TEXT 85258

Financial Support

Citizens Advice

A network of charities offering a range of confidential advice online, over the phone and in person for free.

Step Change

Providing free debt advice no matter how large or small, helping you set up a solution and take back control.

National Debt Line

Free confidential advice by phone, online and web chat.

The Money ADvice Service

The service provides free money guidance and debt advice online and by telephone.

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