GAMBLING – RESOURCES
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3 World Health Organization (2019),
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5 Valentine G, (2016), Children and young
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8 National strategy to reduce gambling
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9 Wardle et al, BMJ
10 NHS (2019), www.longtermplan.nhs.uk
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12 NHS (2017), Help for problem gambling.
13 Gambling Commission (2019), Identifying
and intervening to assist customers who
may be at risk from gambling-related
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Gordon Moody Association
Leeds and York NHS Partnership Foundation
Trust (LYPFT) www.leedsandyorkpft.nhs.uk
CNWL London Problem Gambling Clinic
National Gambling Helpline
0808 8020 133
now (online chat)
Other useful contacts:
Citizens Advice www.citizensadvice.org.uk
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National Gambling Treatment Service
whose services include:
Fast Forward www.fastforward.org.uk/
NHS Northern Gambling Service
Public Health England
The Gambling Commission
The NHS Website www.nhs.uk
ambleAware is a registered charity
regulated by the Charity Commission
for England and Wales and the Scottish
Charity Regulator (OSCR) that commissions
prevention and treatment services on a
national scale underpinned by research and
evaluation to keep people safe from gambling
harms. The charity is wholly independent
with a board of trustees with expertise
in commissioning, public health and NHS
healthcare provision. GambleAware is funded
by voluntary donations from the British
gambling industry according to a framework
agreement with the Gambling Commission.
With around £45million of funding under active
management, the charity works closely with
the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and
Sport (DCMS) and the Department of Health
and Social Care (DHSC), and has established
advisory boards in Wales and Scotland to guide
future commissioning arrangements.education
and treatment services’.