Are you worried about the effect gambling might be having on you or the people around you? This could be something you’ve only recently noticed or you may have been affected for a long time.
Gambling addiction is one of the most common addictions, harming millions. It can affect anyone, at any time, from all walks of life, and it is caused by products that are addictive and marketing that makes you think it’s safe and normal to gamble.
You are not alone, it’s not your fault, and we are here to help.
Help that works is available.
Any exposure to gambling can impact your physical and mental health, your wellbeing, your money, relationships, education, or your job. The impact can range from manageable to severe.
Gambling addiction is a recognised mental health condition. Symptoms include not being able to stop gambling despite wanting to and being preoccupied with thinking about gambling.
Gambling harms are caused by addictive products designed by the gambling industry to make you want to gamble and to keep you gambling. These harms are not your fault.
If you are not sure whether you want help right now, or would like to know more about how gambling might be affecting you, you can find out more here.