I want to stop gambling.

Get information and support on either how to pause your gambling, or stop completely.

There are many options to being your journey to pausing or stopping gambling

Starting the journey to stopping gambling can be hard, but we have created a list of different actions you take today.

Actions you can take today

Put safeguards and blocks in place as soon as possible

If you are struggling to meet loan, mortgage or credit card payments, we recommend that you speak to your bank as soon as you can. Most UK banks provide links on their sites to gambling support resources.You can explore our list of bank exclusion information on our support services page.

Explore self-exclusion options

There are a number of different tools that allow you to block yourselves from certain venues and online spaces. This can be on a temporary or permanent basis.You can explore our list of self exclusion options open to you on our support services page.

Talk to someone about your concerns

If you, or someone you know, is negatively affected by gambling it’s important to know that help is available. There are a number of options for you to choose from. For further information on immediate crisis support services, see our crisis page.

If there is an immediate risk to life or safety, please contact the emergency services on 999.

Reach out to support services

If you are concerned that you or someone you care about has a problem with gambling there is a lot of help available.On our support services page, we have compiled useful links and phone numbers to get the support you need.

Consider your relationship with gambling

What is motivating the relationship with gambling and what are the rewards you are looking for? What are your beliefs about the outcomes of your gambling? Are they realistic?Take the first steps in understanding the role gambling plays in your life, on our explore my relationship page.

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How we can help

Our services, an integral part of the National Gambling Support Network (NGSN) are here to help you. No matter your situation harms from gambling can be overcome. We stand by your side.

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