GamCare operates the National Gambling Helpline, providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms, including family and friends who are affected. Advisers are available 24 hours a day on Freephone
0808 8020 133 or via web chat at www.gamcare.org.uk
. We also offer a range of free treatment across England, Scotland and Wales, funded by GambleAware, as well as a moderated Forum
and daily chatrooms so that people can speak to others experiencing similar issues and seek support.
GamCare provides a wide menu of training, risk reduction and outreach initiatives, as well as safer gambling initiatives with the gambling industry, working to reduce gambling related harms. GamCare supports Safer Gambling Week and is passionate about helping people across the UK make informed choices.
The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) is an award-winning charity with a social purpose to inform, educate and safeguard future generations against gambling and gaming harms. Through their portfolio of education programmes, the independent charity provides free training and resources for teachers, youth workers, practitioners, universities, faith leaders and health professionals. All YGAM's resources, training and education programmes have been independently scrutinised, challenged, evaluated and quality marked by a wide range of organisations.
YGAM has also launched a Parent Hub website
which provides lots of important advice, resources and activities to support families and safeguard children online.
Further information about the training YGAM offers can be found here
For more information about YGAM visit www.ygam.org