Great Britain Takes Care Of Ludomans: A New Help Center Is Open In Leeds
The national health service of the united kingdom (nhs) launched the first service of treating relationships from gambling outside london, in the city of leeds.
Thus, people with severe addiction, complex mental disorders, violations of social functioning on soil ludomania will receive the nescessary support and treatment.
The new nhs service, which is managed by leeds and york partnership nhs foundation trust (lypft), is jointly financed by nhs england and gambleaware organizations. It reported that at the beginning of 2020 it is planted to open new similar centers in manchester and sunderland.
«The problem of gambling – this is a dependence that destroys the lives of thousands of people and their families. I am determined to do everything possible to cope with this this. People’s access to support should not depend on where they live, so we are expanding the possibilities for getting help from london. As part of the long-term plan, we will continue to open similar specialized services across the country to eliminate damage caused by gambling and protect vulnerable segments of the population», – commented on the minister of health uk matt hancock.
According to mark etche, executive director gambleaware, the goal of cooperation with nhl – prevent people to have problems with gambling, and at the same time make sure tot citizens receive the subsessary support when the dependence has already knocked in their doors.
Recall today the uk authorities are actively discussed by the issue of using lutboks in computer games. Government bodies call on companies to stop adding this feature in gameplay.