Gambling can be an enjoyable past time for many people but it can also cause a great deal of harm. There is help available if you or a loved one are experiencing issues yourself or if you have been affected by someone else’s gambling.

Beacon Counselling Trust

Beacon Counselling Trust provide a free and confidential service to support you if you are affected by problem gambling or affected by someone in your family or a friend’s gambling.

Telephone 0151 226 0696


Gambling in the Asian community

Gambling in the Asian community is a hidden problem as gambling is not permitted under Islamic teaching. Breaking the Sharam is a useful video for anyone worried about their gambling in this community

The National Gambling Helpline

The National Gambling Helpline gives confidential information, advice and support for anyone aged 11years or older affected by gambling problems in England, Scotland and Wales.

Call free on 0808 8020 133

You can speak with our Advisers one-to-one over the phone or on live chat 24 hours a day, every day of the year.


GAMSTOP lets you put controls in place to restrict your online gambling activities. You will be prevented from using gambling websites and apps run by companies licensed in Great Britain, for a period of your choosing.

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