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For information on SENSE, the UK’s voluntary self-exclusion scheme for land-based casinos, please visit: http://www.nationalcasinoforum.co.uk/voluntary-self-exclusion-sense/

For information on how to self-exclude from other forms of gambling please visit: http://optintoselfexclude.info/home/

If you are looking for support or advice on issues related to gambling, below is a list of relevant organisations that may be able to help

NATIONAL GAMBLING HELPLINE
Provides confidential advice, information and emotional support to anyone experiencing problems with gambling.
Freephone 0808 8020 133
Visit BeGambleAware

GAMCARE
Get confidential online support and free counselling from the UK’s leading provider of support and advice for gambling.
Visit gamcare.org.uk

BIGDEAL
This service aimed particularly at young people helps you get support relating to gambling either for yourself or someone you care about.
Visit bigdeal.org.uk

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS
Get online support from people going through the same thing as you.
Visit gamblersanonymous.org.uk

GAMBLING THERAPY
You can contact Gambling Therapy for advice and support even if you’re outside the UK.
Visit gamblingtherapy.org

THE GORDON MOODY ASSOCIATION
Residential treatment programme for problem gamblers with centres in Dudley and Beckenham.
Call 01384 241292
Visit gordonmoody.org.uk

NATIONAL DEBTLINE
Get free, impartial and confidential advice on dealing with debt by phone or online.
Call 0808 808 4000
nationaldebtline.co.uk

CNWL NATIONAL PROBLEM GAMBLING CLINIC 
Treatment for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. Service includes short-term treatment of co-existing mental health conditions.
Call 020 7381 7722

Visit https://www.cnwl.nhs.uk/services/addictions-and-substance-misuse-services/national-problem-gambling-clinic/
gambling.cnwl@nhs.net

GAMBLING COMMISSION
All licensed gambling in the UK is regulated by the Gambling Commission.
www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

 

If you wish to contact us, email info@playingsafe.org.uk, or contact us by post at
Playing Safe
Carlyle House
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London SW1V 4AU

Playing Safe is an independent organisation, comprised of academics and industry experts, which researches, recommends and evaluates responsible gambling projects and programmes in the casino sector.