I have a gambling problem – where can I get help?
For most people, gambling is a pleasurable hobby and entertainment. However, for some others, it can turn into a problem. There are many signs that you may have a gambling problem, the most important one is the inability to refrain from gambling, even if you have tried your best to stop.

Once you recognise that you have a problem controlling your gambling, you need to know that help is available. Thankfully, you will not be alone. There are many resources that can help problem gamblers in the UK.

The kind of help that you receive is all up to you, some gamblers were helped by attending group therapy sessions, others by placing a call to an organization that helps out problem gamblers.

Gamblers Anonymous UK provides both 24 hour phone counseling, group meetings, as well as literature on their web site that will help problem gamblers understand their addiction, as well as inspiring stories of former problem gamblers and how they put their gambling addictions behind.

GamCare provides advice and referrals either through an online chat session or by telephone. They also have an online discussion forum available 24 hours a day, where you can ask questions and share advice with their staff and other people who have problems with gambling.

Gambling Therapy – Online advice and group therapy from people with experience of problem gambling.

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