There are over 480,000 known problematic gamblers in the UK. We can help.

With over 30 years combined experience, GCS work with individuals, HR managers and employers to offer guidance, resources and support to those with or those affected by gambling problems.

Gambling Addiction Support

Tackling the impact of problematic gambling - Gambling Addiction Support

At Gambling Counselling Services we provide confidential, empathetic and educational support for organisations and private individuals across the North East and UK.

Our experts work with private individuals suffering with problematic gambling or those affected by another persons gambling problem.

Furthermore we also provide counselling services and training for companies to raise awareness about problem gambling.

Private Gambling Counselling Services

Whether you are worried about your gambling behaviour or what happens when you are gambling, or if you are worried about someone else’s gambling addiction and how it is affecting you, we can help.

 

We have many years of experience and expertise working with people struggling with their gambling behaviour and also people struggling with someone else’s gambling addiction who would like some help.

 

Counselling sessions take place via video call or telephone, fitted around each individual’s personal needs or lifestyle commitments.

 

For more info in relation to your own problematic gambling or to get help click here

 

For more info in relation to how someone else’s gambling addiction can affect you or to get help click here

Gambling Addiction Support in the Workplace

Gambling Addiction Support, Gambling at workYour employees may find that they are struggling with their Gambling addiction  whilst at work and need Gambling Addiction Support.  Some people are simply not able to switch off at any time.

 

Typically, when someone has a problem with gambling it can creep in to every and any area of their life.

 

They seem out of control, and at that point feel like they cannot help it.

 

Gambling has become a massive problem in the work place. It is currently the fastest growing addiction both in the UK and globally.

 

In a report specifically about gambling and employment there were some startling statistics revealed including:

 

1 in 10 working adults have had direct experience of problem gambling in the workplace and a staggering over 4 out of 5 people think gambling and debt are a significant workplace distraction.

 

Since the advent of technology most of us now have smart phones and tablets with internet access and a wide range of apps.

 

This means people can now gamble 24/7, at home, on the go and even at work.

 

Problem gambling impacts on companies in terms of lost time, lost productivity, poor employee engagement and wellbeing, in some circumstances creates a risk of theft or fraud and damage to a company’s reputation.

Gambling – a behavioural addiction

In 2013 pathological gambling was re-classified as a behavioural addiction, subsequently changing an organisation’s duty of care and it is a CEO’s responsibility to safeguard against this mental health condition.

 

Gambling Addiction SupportYou will discover that we provide a gambling addiction support service,  including advice on the impacts of gambling, particularly in the work place. Similarly, we will help you to find ways to identify and manage these issues. Once you are able to identify these issues you will be able to support your employees.

 

Due to the fact that we have many years of experience and expertise in the area of Gambling Addiction, we understand different industries have varying needs.

 

Subsequently, we tailor these services to fit these requirements.

 

Gambling Addiction Support via Telephone or Online

 

Counselling sessions take place via video call or telephone, fitted around each individual’s personal needs or lifestyle commitments.

 

We can arrange the online call via

 

*Google Hangouts

*Skype

*Zoom

 

If required, we can provide counselling sessions on evenings or weekends. Our BACP registered counsellors all have extensive experience of working with gambling addiction.

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