Help and support
Anyone can be affected by gambling harms and there is help and support available to everyone.
Help for gambling harms
Provides specialist addiction therapy and recovery to people affected by gambling addiction, as well as those with mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and suicidal feelings. They can also support people who are close to someone who is gambling.
Call: 0300 300 1490
Email: Referral.firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit website
Help with your mental health
Provide emotional support to anyone in emotional distress, struggling to cope, or at risk of suicide.
Freephone: 116 123Visit website
Blocking and self-exclusion tools
There are tools available to help block you from gambling apps and all UK-licensed online bookmakers. Many banks will give you the option to block all gambling transactions. You may not be able to stop them entirely but you can also restrict gambling adverts in many social media sites and Google.
GAMSTOP is a free tool that allows people to self-exclude from all GB-licensed gambling websites: gamstop.co.uk
Gamban can be installed on your devices to restrict access to gambling websites: gamban.com
MOSES can help you to block land-based or high street gambling venues: self-exclusion.co.uk