Is this the right service for you?

Complete the Problem Gambling Severity Index to determine your suitability for our service. Score yourself by adding up the numbers to each question.

Problem Gambling Severity Index

Thinking about the past two weeks:

Never

Some

times

Most of the time

Almost always

How often have you bet more than you could afford to lose?

0

1

2

3

How often have you needed to gamble with larger amounts of money to get the same feeling of excitement? 

0

1

2

3

How often have you gone back another day to try to win back the money you lost?

0

1

2

3

How often have you borrowed money or sold anything or get money to gamble? 

0

1

2

3

How often have you felt that you might have a problem with gambling? 

0

1

2

3

How often have people criticized your betting, or told you that you had a gambling problem, regardless of whether or not you thought it was true? 

0

1

2

3

How often have you felt guilty about the way you gamble or what happens when you gamble?

0

1

2

3

How often has your gambling caused you any health problems, including stress or anxiety?

0

1

2

3

How often has your gambling caused any financial problems for you or your household?

0

1

2

3

If you have scored less than 8 we recommend you contact GamCare  initially to discuss your treatment options. You can contact them by phone on 0808 8020 133 or visit their website www.gamcare.org.uk.

If you have any queries or concerns do not hesitate to contact the gambling clinic on 0207 381 7722 or via email gambling.cnwl@nhs.net.'