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Problem gambling affects a large number of people and their families. A new service providing Face to face support is available in Tameside to help people and to help their partners and family menbers. Please let people know this service is available through your communication channels and signpost people to the service.
 

Face to Face Support in Tameside

The Beacon Counselling Trust, delivers a free support service for individuals and families affected by problem gambling in the North West of England.

This service provides face to face therapeutic support in the form of one-to-one, couples or group therapy sessions, along with a number of advice and guidance platforms, including debt management and social support.

Anyone who is affected by the impact of gambling can access this service not just problem gamblers themselves. Those who are worried about a partner’s, family members or close friend’s gambling can get in touch.  

Please call 0151 321 1099, or email gamcare@beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk Booking is essential; there is no drop in service currently in Tameside.
http://beaconcounsellingtrust.co.uk/free-gambling-counselling/

Tameside Gambling Leaflet
 

GamCare             National Helpline and online

For immediate help over the phone ring the GamCare helpline on 0808 802 0133.
Gam Care is the national charity providing help for problem gambling: https://www.gamcare.org.uk