NHS gambling clinic opens In Leeds

18 September 2019 – NHE

National charity GambleAware have now opened The NHS Northern Gambling Clinic in Leeds, the first in the country outside of London.

There are an estimated 430,000 people struggling with a gambling problem and another two million at risk of developing a problem in the future. These figures are not reflected in the number of people who are currently receiving help – less than 2%.

A study conducted by Leeds Beckett University found that Leeds has double the rate of the national average when it comes to gambling issues.

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