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Gambling

 

 

BigDeal

Bigdeal is a part of GamCare. Whether you like a game of poker with your friends, just buy the odd scratchcard, or even if you’ve never gambled before, BigDeal are an organisation that is here to help you understand how it all works.

 

 

Gamblers Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and to help other compulsive gamblers do the same. There are also local support meetings held in Liverpool, please visit their website for further details.

 

 

GamCare

If you are concerned about the amount of time or money that you or someone you know is spending gambling, you can talk in confidence to GamCare advisers, one to one, by phone or online.

T: 0808 8020 133 (7 days a week 8am-midnight)

 

 

Smart Recovery UK

Smart help people recover from addictive behaviour and lead meaningful and satisfying lives. They also run a network of self-help meetings.

T: 0845 603 9830

 

Gambling help Phone Apps

 

Gambling Help for iPhone by Cimulex

Help for problem gamblers and their family members. Price: free.

 

Monitor Your Gambling & Urges (MYGU)

If you’re trying to cut down or quit gambling, this app recommends you monitor or track your gambling urges. Research has shown that people who keep track of their gambling behaviour are more successful when they try to quit or reduce their gambling. Price: free.