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News and Blog

GamCare provides support, information and advice to anyone suffering through a gambling problem

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17th March 2015

GamCare appoints new Chairman

National responsible gambling charity GamCare has today announced that Sir Ian Prosser, the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Bass Plc, has been appointed Chairman of the charity.

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29th January 2015

GamCare Chairman Anthony Jennens passes away

It is with great sadness that GamCare announces the death of Anthony Jennens OBE, who has served as Chairman of GamCare for the last 10 years. Prior to taking up the chairmanship in 2005, Mr Jennens was a member of the Board and has worked with GamCare, almost since its inception in 1997.

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31st December 2014

GamCare Chairman awarded OBE

Anthony Jennens, chairman of the problem gambling charity GamCare, has been recognised in the New Year Honours List, receiving an OBE for charitable services in the Prevention and Treatment of Gambling Addiction.

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6th February 2013

GamCare Announces New Chief Executive

"I am delighted to welcome Dirk Hansen as the new Chief Executive of GamCare. He brings a wealth of experience from the field of mental health and well-being services, holding executive positions in both charitable and commercial organisations in the UK and the USA."

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24th March 2017

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Woman to woman...

GamCare hosted a dedicated chatroom for women dealing with gambling problems today, thinking about why it may be more difficult for women to reach out for support. Catherine summarises the discussion.

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9th March 2017

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Women Gamble Too!

In honour of International Women’s Day this week, Susanne is raising awareness about our approach to helping women struggling with problem gambling.

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3rd February 2017

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A Different Perspective

Guest blogger Fay takes a moment to examine how the way we think about a situation can affect how we respond to it, and how a different perspective of gambling behaviour could be helpful.

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27th January 2017

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Why Can’t They Just Stop?

Overcoming a gambling problem can be hard for partners, family and friends too. Catherine looks at how relationships can suffer because of a gambling problem, and how you can begin to mend those bridges.

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15th December 2016

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Staying Safe Online

What player protection tools are available for someone gambling online, and what can you do if gambling becomes a problem for you?

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2nd December 2016

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Our work with young people

This year GamCare joined the #GivingTuesday movement to raise the profile of our education and awareness work with young people and the frontline teams who work with them. Read more >>

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