NHS prescribing Naloxone to gambling addicts

It was reported in the UK news today that gambling addiction has become such a serious problem in the UK, that doctors are now able to prescribe drugs that are usually prescribed for drug addiction to treat gambling addiction in the worst addicts . Naloxone and Buprenorphine (Subtex ) are usually used to treat opiate addiction, but studies have shown that they may also have benefit in gambling addiction.