self help & resources

additional support options and resources

This page includes a number of additional support options and resources.
The links to other support organisations and resources on this page do not imply endorsement by krysallis or GamCare.

Self Assessment Tool

GamCare Self-Help Workbook

self exclusion and online blocks

Putting barriers to gambling in place can be helpful, alongside support and treatment, in your recovery journey.


An online self-exclusion scheme.


Software for blocking online sites and apps.


(Multi Operator Self Exclusions Scheme) Self exclusion from betting shops

Playing Safe

Self exclusion from casinos-SENSE

Opt-in to Self Exclude

Further information on self-exclusion from land based gambling premises including arcades and bingo hall

GamCare Self Help

Further online blocks.

gambling support


Free information advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.
National Gambling helpline 08088 020133, live chat, group chat, forum and self help resources.

Gordon Moody

Therapeutic support to problem gamblers and those affected by gambling, through residential, online and outreach services.

Gambling Therapy

Practical advice and emotional support to anyone affected by problem gambling, including a free GT app.

Gamblers Anonymous

Fellowship of men & women who share their experience, strength & hope with each other.

Smart Recovery

Mutual aid and tools and techniques to support recovery.

support for affected others


Free information advice and support for anyone affected by someone else’s problem gambling. National Gambling helpline 08088 020133.


Meetings for anyone who has been affected by a loved one’s gambling problem.

managing finances and debt

It maybe useful for you to let someone else, you trust, be in charge of your money in the short term or to help you budget your money. There are also bank accounts and apps that allow you to block online gambling payments. If you are struggling with debt the following organisations can help.

National Debtline

0808 808 4000

Money Advice Service

0300 500 5000

Citizens Advice


0800 138 1111

crisis support

If you are in crisis or experiencing thoughts of harming yourself or taking your life, please contact 999 or attend A and E for emergency assistance.

Other valuable crisis support resources are listed below.

Stay Alive App
Grassroots Suicide Prevention

This free app is a pocket suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.


Call 116 123 – 24 hour free helpline

Campaign Against Living Miserably

A charity dedicated to preventing male suicide.
Call 0800 58 58 58 – 5pm- midnight, 365 days a year
Advice and webchat


HOPElineUK 0800 068 41 41
Txt 07786 209697
Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm
Prevention of young suicide. Help and advice for a young person experiencing suicidal thoughts. Support and advice if you are worried that a young person maybe thinking of suicide.

Don’t ever be afraid to ask for help, it’s a strength not a weakness, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain!”

krysallis GamCare service user