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NHS gambling rehab opens in Soho

26 November 2008

LONDON, England -- As reported by the BBC: "The first NHS clinic to treat gamblers through therapy and financial advice has been opened in Soho in the West End of London.

"The National Problem Gambling Clinic will be tested for a year, and has sparked interest, the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust said.

"Gamblers will undergo sessions with psychiatrists, psychologists and debt management experts among others.

"Families will also be offered therapy to cope with the addiction's impact.

"...The Gambling Commission's survey revealed that men more than women were likely to be addicted..."

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