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NHS To Launch Young People’s Gambling Addiction Service

The first NHS gambling clinic for children will open this year as part of a new network of services for addicts being rolled out as part of the NHS Long Term Plan.

The ground-breaking move comes amid growing concern that the scourge of problem gambling is being fuelled by online gaming sites and targeted adverts, NHS England say.

Hundreds of thousands of people in England have a serious problem with gambling, with an additional two million at risk of developing a disorder. More.....