Each day in the UK, someone takes their life because of gambling. Through education, training and campaigning for change, we’ll help prevent gambling suicides and ensure people get the right help, sooner. Alongside this, we’ll support bereaved families, giving them vital space to grieve and recover.

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  • Human Rights/Advocacy Human Rights/​Advocacy
  • Information/Advice Information/​Advice
  • Mental Health Mental Health
  • Beneficiaries

    • Children (3-18) Children (3-18)
    • General Public/Humankind General Public/​Humankind
    • Young People (18-30) Young People (18-30)

    Situation

    It’s estimated that, in the UK: - There is at least one gambling suicide every day. - Up to 1.4 million people are addicted to gambling, similar to the number dependent on drugs and alcohol combined. - Over 80,000 children are already addicted or at risk. For bereaved children, parents, partners, siblings and loved ones, the loss is devastating. Alongside the trauma and emotional impact of their loss, many families face a multitude of challenges following a gambling-related bereavement.

    Solution

    Founded by bereaved families, Gambling with Lives is working to prevent gambling-related suicides in the long term and be there for affected families each day in between. We have reached thousands of people with independent, expert information on the causes and signs of gambling addiction, self-protection tools, support and treatment options. Our specialist team works to support bereaved families, including practical help after a loss, specialist therapy, debt and legal advice and peer support.

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    Categories

  • Human Rights/Advocacy Human Rights/​Advocacy
  • Information/Advice Information/​Advice
  • Mental Health Mental Health
  • Beneficiaries

    • Children (3-18) Children (3-18)
    • General Public/Humankind General Public/​Humankind
    • Young People (18-30) Young People (18-30)