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If you are affected by gambling you are one of millions. Welcome to Chapter One. This is your place to find information that will help you understand the causes of gambling harm, and where to access the right help. Free from gambling industry funding and influence.

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It’s time to rewrite the story of gambling

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Some forms of gambling are more likely than others to bring about addiction and increased harm.

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I was addicted to gambling for some years, but by understanding that the products I was playing on were designed to keep me playing, and the gambling companies I bet with continued to induce me back in, I was able to protect myself, get the support I needed, and start to recover.
James – who was addicted to sports betting and online casino games