Childhood gambling is becoming a bigger problem. The Gambling Commission now estimates there are 55,000 children and young people aged 11 to 16 with a gambling problem, but estimates 450,000 are.
The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network also includes text and chat services. These features enable those who are gambling online or on their mobile phone to access help the same way they play. One call, text or chat will get you to problem gambling help anywhere in the U.S. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
In July, GambleAware and the Gambling Commission published the results of a small-scale UK research project examining the links between problem gambling and suicide.
Most people bet for fun but there are 430,000 addicts in the UK, according to the Gambling Commission. In total, 2.3million people are problem gamblers or at risk of addiction. There are 430,000.
The NHS’s mental health chief has called for bookmakers to end tactics that are helping fuel the UK’s gambling addiction crisis. In a letter addressed to Gambling Commission chief executive Neil McArthur and Betting And Gaming Council chair Brigid Simmonds, the NHS’s national mental health director Claire Murdoch warned that the health industry “should not be expected to pick up the.
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