Our self-help section is a space where you can learn more about gambling, what it is, how it works and the impact it has on yourself and those around you.
If you, or those close to you, are worried about your gambling habits, our self-help resources provide you with the information, advice, tips and tools to regain control of your gambling or stop gambling altogether.
What is gambling?
Find out more about what gambling is, its impact in the UK and if your gambling habits are problematic.
Understanding your gambling
This develops your understanding of how and why you gamble and the impact it has on you and the people close to you.
Taking control of your gambling
This helps you to manage high-risk situations and stabilise your gambling, here and now.
Giving up or cutting down on gambling isn’t easy. This section is about giving you the motivation to keep going and learn from setbacks or lapses.
Tools for change
Tools for change is about managing your internal triggers (urges), cognitions, and difficult emotional states. This will help you develop ways of managing your gambling over the long term.
Finally, this section offers ideas for relapse prevention and developing new connections and new lifestyles that are meaningful to you and don’t involve gambling.