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19th September 2018

Issues with website logins

We apologise if you are currently having issues when logging into the GamCare website. We have asked our web development team to look into this as a matter of urgency.

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28th June 2018

Responsible Gambling Week 2018 Announced

The Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has announced that Responsible Gambling Week 2018 will take place from 1st - 7th November, and that organisations and businesses from Ireland and Northern Ireland will join those from Great Britain in supporting the event for the first time. The headline theme of the Week will be ‘Let’s Talk About Responsible Gambling’.

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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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