You just took the Problem Gambling Severity Index - which is a scientific tool to show if someone has a problem and how severe it is.
Your answers showed that you definitely have a problem with gambling. Your score was between 8 and 20 on the scale. This result is likely to confirm what you already thought, but it can be sobering to realise that you have a problem.
1 in 100 people in the UK have a problem with gambling at any one time. So don't feel ashamed. You are not alone. There is hope.
Gambling can be fun. But, the many must lose in order that the few might win – it's a fixed pot. You may have been fine with gambling for a while, but now you feel the lows are starting to outnumber the highs. You will have realised that gambling can damage your health, job and relationships.
We believe there is a better future for gamblers, so we are recommending some options for you below:
We think you should start with our advice. This may be enough for you, but if not then you can upgrade to our full two week Course as time goes on.
Or if you prefer, you can sign up straightaway for our Course, which is unique in the UK and is only available through this website. It blends online materials with two face-to-face sessions with a volunteer befriender, local to you.