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Help and Support

If you are in immediate danger, always call 999.

Call 116 123

The Samaritans are a UK charity that offer a confidential listening services for anyone in crisis or feeling suicidal. Their helpline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and free to call from both landlines and mobiles. You can also email them.

Samaritans Crisis Helpline

Call 0808 8020 133 24

GamCare is the leading UK provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms. They offer a free helpline that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also live chat to one of their advisors via their website.

National Gambling Helpline

Text YM to 85258

Provides free, 24/7 text support for young people across the UK experiencing a mental health crisis.

All texts are answered by trained volunteers, with support from experienced clinical supervisors.

Texts are free from EE, O2, Vodafone, 3, Virgin Mobile, BT Mobile, GiffGaff, Tesco Mobile and Telecom Plus.

Texts can be anonymous, but if the volunteer believes you are at immediate risk of harm, they may share your details with people who can provide support.

YoungMinds Textline

Call 020 3902 6964

GamCare’s Young People’s Service can support anyone aged 18 and under across the UK (including Northern Ireland) who is either ‘at risk’ of or experiencing harms because of gambling. This can be if they are gambling themselves, or if they are affected by someone else’s gambling.

Young People’s Support Service

RecoverMe is a mobile health application designed to help those who suffer from a gambling addiction.

RecoverMe App

Call 0808 200 0247

24 hour National Domestic Violence helpline

They provide advice and support as well as helping with emergency non molestation orders and refuge accommodation.

Domestic Violence helpline

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