Gambling hospitalizations on the rise in the UK

Gambling-related mental illness in the UK has risen by 28% in 3 years . Total in 2018-2019 379 people were hospitalized in the UK for this reason.

Most of the cases were recorded in North West England, with London in second place. According to the Guardian newspaper, one sixth of those hospitalized in England, Scotland and Wales were under 25 years old.

Most of the time, young people are admitted to hospitals because of severe stress or deep depression that has developed against the backdrop of gambling losses , predominantly inonline casino. This does not take into account patients who received assistance on an outpatient basis.

At the end of 2019, the Spanish gambling regulator announced a direct connection between the addiction of players and their mental health. By decision of the Responsible Gaming Advisory Council, from 2020 gambling addiction will be classified as a mental disorder, and the activities of the organization will be aimed at minimizing the harmful consequences through the development of a system of self-exclusion.

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