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Gambling: Lesson one - How can we manage risk?

 

This PowerPoint tackles the risks of gambling and the possible impacts.  Click here to view the full PowerPoint

Gambling: A Teaching Resource to Promote Resilience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why gambling education? Gambling is all around young people today - from advertising during sports events, and the behaviour and habits of reality TV stars, through to the betting shops on our high-streets.  And it is a popular pursuit amongst Britons, with at least two-thirds of the population spending money on a gambling activity in the last year. Click here to view: Gambling - Education teaching resource booklet

 

BBC Health 24.06.19

Gambling addiction clinic to help addicts aged 13 to 25 

The NHS is to open its first gambling clinic for children and young people.The National Problem Gambling Clinic will aim to offer support to addicts aged 13 to 25.

It is part of an expansion of support for those with an addiction announced in an NHS long-term plan which will see 14 clinics open around England. The Gambling Commission, which regulates the industry, said it was essential people had easy access to support and treatment. The parents of one young man who took his own life after battling with a gambling addiction also welcomed the announcement.