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News and Blog

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

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1st February 2013

GamCare Announces Further Expansion Of Counselling Services

GamCare is today announcing further service expansion into Sheffield and Hull with treatment partner Krysallis, the reintroduction of services into the Northamptonshire and neighbouring counties area with treatment partner Aquarius and Milton Keynes with treatment partner Options Counselling.

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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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4th November 2016

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Lashing Out

Reflecting on the recent US Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Catherine looks at the links between problem or pathological gambling and domestic violence.

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20th October 2016

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Feeling lucky?

Catherine delves into cultural perceptions of luck and contemplates why gambling might be a big issue for the Chinese community.

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7th October 2016

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Safe Bet?

Guest blogger Rahima, 17, wants young people to take a moment to make more informed choices about whether they gamble or not.

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20th September 2016

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Helping to Manage Gambling Debts

GamCare were joined by debt management specialists PayPlan for a chatroom to support problem gamblers affected by debt. In case you missed it, here are the top tips they shared.

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16th September 2016

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The Spiral into Debt

Our guest blogger from debt management agency PayPlan takes a look at how gambling-related debt can take it's toll on gamblers and their loved ones.

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9th September 2016

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Take it one day at a time

Ahead of World Suicide Prevention Day, Catherine encourages anyone struggling with thoughts or feelings about suicide because of a gambling problem to reach out for support.

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12th August 2016

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Staying in control

Catherine looks at some practical tips which can help you stay in control during major sporting events like the Olympic Games.

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