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Upcoming Support Groups

Below you'll find the next 3 available groups and the times we run them.

Groups for Saturday 17th November 2018

Support Groups Available

You can check our Support Groups Calendar showing all of the different types of groups we run and the times we run them. All you need to do to access a group is to hover over the group you want to attend at the correct time and click on the green "join" button that appears when a group is open.

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Online Gambling Therapy Support Groups

We run regular groups on a range of subjects for both problem gamblers and their friends and families. You don’t need to be the fastest or best typist in the world; just log into a group to feel welcomed and accepted by your peers and representatives of Gambling Therapy.  We have recovery and support groups that are facilitated by trained and experienced support workers, and groups that are peer-run and friendly. 
In order to use our groups please register or sign in. Below you'll find a calendar showing all of the different types of groups we run and the times we run them.  All you need to do to access a group is to hover over the group you want to attend at the correct time and click on the green "join" button that appears when a group is open.
Some groups have 15 minute entry times to allow for a discussion to flow without interruption other groups do not have entry times.  However, if you have to leave a group for some reason and you want to come back in you still have the option to rejoin :)

We look forward to meeting you!

The groups are an excellent way to give and receive support and a safe place to explore any issues you're facing.

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There are eight types of group:

New Members Practical Advice

This group is for people who are new to the site, new to recovery, or both! You will find emotional support and practical tips in this group but most importantly you'll receive a warm welcome from us.

Drop in - All Members Welcome

These are one or two hour groups open to everyone who wants to chat with a member of the Gambling Therapy Team or peers. You can enter at any time whilst the group is running and talk about recovery or other, more general, issues you're facing as a result of the effects of gambling.

Problem Gamblers Peer Support

These groups will ALWAYS be run by someone who has personal experience of overcoming problem gambling. Problem gamblers can offload in these groups and be as frank as they like knowing the people they are with have been there too. You can access the group at any time whilst it's running.

Friends & Family Peer Support

These popular groups are ALWAYS run by someone who has personal experience of supporting a problem gambler. If someone you care about is a problem gambler you can offload in these groups and be as honest as you like knowing the people you're with have been there too. You can access the group at any time whilst it's running.

Topic Groups

Topic groups are structured discussions around a specific theme advertised in the topic forumbeforehand. These are a great way of focussing on specific aspects of recovery and talking them over with people who understand. You will only be able to enter this group for the first fifteen minutes of it's run time, it will then close to new entrants to ensure emotional issues can be discussed without interuption.

Ex residents of GMA Outreach

Group The ex residents outreach group is run by a member of staff from the Gordon Moody Residential Treatement team. This group is for you if you've undergone residential treatement in one of the Gordon Moody Residential Treatement Centres to talk about what you've learnt during your time there and explore any challenges your new life holds. You will only be able to enter this group for the first fifteen minutes of it's run time, it will then close to new entrants to ensure emotional issues can be discussed without interuption.

Open Group

These groups are open to all, you can enter at any time and talk to your peers. As the name suggests, there are no members of the Gambling Therapy Team in these groups so feel free to talk about anything you like but alwaysremember to follow our T's and C's and respect your friends on the site.

MMOC Male & Female

These groups are private groups only acessable to those who are undergoing the GMA retreat style of programe