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Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that's with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and wellbeing, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible.

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The Gambling Commission has recommended that the maximum stake for fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) should be £30 or less. Addaction, a charity working with people experiencing addiction and mental health problems, says the maximum limit should be set at £2.


By Steve Moffatt, Public Policy Officer at Addaction Young people with ‘co-occurring conditions’ describe people who have both substance misuse problems and mental health issues. These can develop at the same time or one problem can create or exacerbate the other.