GamCareIf you are concerned about your gambling, or the gambling of friends or family you can contact the national problem gambling charity GamCare's helpline on 0808 8020 133 or visit their website for confidential support, advice and free counselling.
Action on AddictionA charity working across the addiction field in research, prevention, treatment, professional education, support for families & children and campaigns. Phone: 0300 330 0659 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)
COAP, Children Of Addicted Parents And PeopleAn online charity with a peer led online support network for young people affected by someone else's drug misuse, alcohol misuse or addiction to some form of behaviour such as gambling. COAP provides a place for young people to share their experiences, support each other and to receive support from mentors who live with or have lived with someone else's addiction. www.coap.org.uk
BBC Health: Gambling addictionInformation from BBC Health about gambling addiction
BBC Health: Gambling Addiction
The National DebtlineA national telephone helpline offering free, confidential and independent advice for people with debt problems. Advice is backed up with written self-help materials which can be sent out for free or downloaded from their website, or contact them by phone on 0808 808 4000 (Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm; Saturdays 9.30am to 1pm. There is a 24hour voicemail to request an information pack or factsheet.)