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Worried about gambling? We're here to help
If you’re worried about how much you're spending on gambling, or its having an impact on your health or relationship it’s time to get help. There is lots of support available. Understanding the role gambling plays in your life it's an important step in making changes to reduce the harm it causes.
Do you recognise any of the following?
Significant time spent gambling
Concealing or lying about gambling behaviour
Gambling impacting on relationships with family and friends
Withdrawal from family activities
Spending excessive amounts of time on a computer
No apparent interests or leisure pursuits
Absence from school, college, university or work
There are things you can do to help yourself and organisations that can help:
If you have a NatWest Debit or Credit Card, you can block gambling transactions on your mobile app (then link to the section below)
You’re not alone, it’s important to talk to someone - a friend, a close family member, a colleague at work, your bank or a professional.
There is hope and help is available if you need it. GamCare offer a self-assessment tool that can help you understand the impact gambling is having in your life.