Gambling With Lives is a local charity that supports people who have lost loved ones to gambling related suicide. Alongside this, they also campaign to raise awareness amongst gamblers, their families and friends, and health professionals of the dangerous effects of gambling on mental health and the high suicide risk.
Gambling with Lives offers therapeutic mental health and bereavement support for families, couples, individuals, young people, and children affected by a gambling related suicide.
This can range from peer support and telephone check ins to professional counselling. They also offer support with complaints to the Gambling Commission, legal proceedings, and managing press interest. Contact Laura for an informal chat at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07864 299 158. Please note that if you contact them outside working hours they will respond to you as soon as possible.
They also have a resource page which provides information of other services that can support with gambling addiction and related mental health difficulties.
Covid update 08/02/21: Most services continue under covid-safe conditions but may be experiencing changes to how or when they deliver their service. Contact Vida directly for the latest information.