NHS to open UK’s first gambling addiction clinic for children

Children will be able to access treatment for their gambling addictions in the first clinic of its kind in the UK.

The NHS will open the new service for 13 to 25-year-olds based at the UK’s only dedicated gambling addiction centre, the National Problem Gambling Clinic in London.

NHS England said there was growing concern that online gaming sites and targeted adverts are fuelling addiction, including among children.

There are an estimated 55,000 children and young people...
source: Metro

2019-06-24 14:59
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