Welcome to the Self Help Hub's guide to supporting services & resources - listed under this section G are resources supporting the following subject areas:  Gambling, Gangs, Gender Identity and Grief.

Big Deal
BigDeal is GamCare's website for young people.  Link here to Big Deal's fact sheet on Social Gaming.

GambleAware - 0808 8020 133
For help, support and advice for people in the UK about problem gambling, providing information to help people make informed decisions about their gambling.  Either call the National Gambling Helpline for support  or contact the NetLine service for confidential advice, information and emotional support.

GamCare - 0808 8020 133
GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

Gamstop is a free self-exclusion service set up to help you avoid online gambling, if you wish to do so.

Royal College of Psychiatrists Leaflet - Problem Gambling Leaflet 

YGAM is an educational charity for those affected by gambling or gaming - it does not provide direct treatment or support but has an extensive directory to help you to get the support you need.


Fearless is a 24/7 site where you can access non-judgemental information and advice about crime and criminality. Fearless can also provide you with a safe place to give information to them about crime via an online form - 100% anonymously.

Gangsline 01375 483 239 & 07753 351 256
Charity providing help and support to young men and women involved in gang culture including information, mentoring and advice.

Missing People - Safecall 116000
If you are caught up in a gang or going country or are a family member worried about your loved one being involved with a gang, contact Safecall for support. SafeCall is a free, 24/7 confidential helpline or you can email 116000@missingpeople.org.uk

NSPCC Dedicated Helpline: Gangs0808 800 5000
You can speak to the NSPCC if you're worried about a young person who is involved in or at risk from gangs. 

Please take a look at our Gender and Sexuality leaflet available for free download.

Gendered Intelligence

An organisation offering information and support for trans youth including youth groups for young trans people, non-binary and questioning young people aged under 21*. No matter how you identify, Gendered Intelligence's trans youth groups are open to all young trans people - whether you're brand new to identifying as trans, still questioning your identity, or if you consider yourself to be post-transition or as having a trans history.

Gender Construction Kit
A guide to altering things linked to gender, from pronouns, hair and voice to legal advice.

The UK’s leading LGBTQ Muslim charity providing information & groups for the 18+ age group.

LGBT Foundation
0345 3 30 30 30  
Organisation for all ages with resources plus helpline LGBT. -

Mermaids - 0808 801 0400
Family and individual information and support for gender diverse and transgender young people under 19.

Stonewall - 0800 0502020
The UK charity for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies offering information, advice and local support advice.

Trans Student Education Trust 
A youth-led organisation dedicated to transforming the educational environment. Resources section including Gender Unicorn, Definitions and posters.

Grief is a natural response to a loss or bereavement.  Please see under B for Bereavement for a range of resources to support you.