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Is problem gambling affecting you, or those close to you?

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Free Support and Counselling

GamCare is the leading national provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling.  Our services are confidential, non-judgemental and expert.


GamCare Chatrooms


GamCare offer moderated chatrooms between 8pm and 9pm daily where you can come and talk to others affected by problem gambling. Both Gamblers and those affected by someone else's gambling are welcome.

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GamCare Helpline

GamCare offers free, impartial and confidential advice and support about a gambling problem. Our advisers are available to talk from 8am to midnight every day of the year. Whether you are struggling with the effects of gambling issues of your own, or of someone close to you, we are here for you.

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One of the most common results of a gambling problem is debt, and yet debt is also used by many gamblers as a reason for their continued gambling. It plays a complex and contradictory role at the heart of the gambling experience for many of the people that we speak to. If debt has become a problem for you as a result of your gambling.

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GamCare Counselling

GamCare counselling provides a safe, confidential way for you to talk about your situation. It offers an opportunity to explore the causes of your gambling behaviour and the effects gambling has on your life, and helps put it in context of your life experiences. GamCare face to face counselling is available in many locations throughout the UK. 

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