About Us

Founded in 1997, GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide treatment for problem gamblers and their families, create awareness about responsible gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to responsible gambling within the gambling industry.

Problem gambling is a complex and multi-dimensional activity. GamCare training is specifically designed to:

  • Improve understanding of gambling and problem gambling behaviour and psychology
  • Increase awareness of the social impact of gambling and problem gambling
  • Provide the necessary skills to address the needs of those adversely affected by problem gambling


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    Featured Courses

    Access: Self-register / Cost: Free / Time: 30 minutes

    Gambling awareness course for young people aged 11-19 years old (content aimed at Key Stages 4 and 5 - but available to all ages).  This course looks at different types of gambling activities and the law, what problem gambling looks like and how to spot the signs and how to stay safe when gambling.

    Access: Self-register / Cost: Free / Time: 45 minutes-1 hour

    Course for gambling industry staff on the subject of suicide and associated gambling-related harm issues. This course will help you recognise the signs of crisis and suicidality in customers, provide basic emotional support, signpost customers to further help and manage your own emotional health when dealing with challenging customer interactions. 18+ only

    Access: Self-register / Cost: Free / Time: 30 minutes

    Gambling awareness course for professionals, volunteers and frontline staff. This course looks at what gambling is, how to identify someone affected by gambling harm as well as the risks, hidden harms and gambling support services available. 18+ only