News

Northern Gambling Clinic and GameChange cCBT programme evaluations

31st July 2020

GambleAware publishes evaluations into the Northern Gambling Clinic and GameChange cCBT programme. Read the announcement here and evaluations here.

GambleAware Briefing Note

20th July 2020

GambleAware has today published its quarterly Briefing Note to highlight the work the charity is undertaking in partnership with a wide range of organisations, to help keep people safe from gambling harms. Read the announcement here.

Women & gambling

15th July 2020

New in-depth research examining the experience of women and gambling finds female problem gamblers more likely to be from a BAME background or an ‘affected other’ and cite stigma as a main barrier to treatment. Read the press release here and the research here.

Q1 2020/21 donations

09th July 2020

GambleAware has published details of donations for the three months to 30 June 2020. Read more here.

New NHS Primary Care Gambling Service

08th July 2020

New NHS Primary Care Gambling Service launches to support GP patients who experience gambling harms. Read the announcement here.

Letter to the BMJ

08th July 2020

GambleAware submitted a letter to the BMJ regarding independent funding for prevention and treatment of gambling harms. Read the letter here

Letter to Lords Select Committee

08th July 2020

GambleAware wrote to the Lords Select Committee in response to the publication of the report into the Social & Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry. Read the letter here.

SGC & NGTS campaigns

08th July 2020

GambleAware launches two new initiatives to raise awareness of its Safer Gambling Campaign and the National Gambling Treatment Service. Read the announcement here.

Bank card gambling blockers report

07th July 2020

A new report finds that the technology behind bank card gambling blockers works, but millions do not have access. Read the press release, executive summary and report.

CNWL's National Problem Gambling Clinic to provide care within Surrey prisons

02nd July 2020

GambleAware teams up with CNWL Trust Addiction service to provide funding for a new service across the Surrey prisons estate to help people with gambling problems within the criminal justice system. Read CNWL's announcement here.

DCMS Select Committee call for evidence into the impact of COVID-19

29th June 2020

GambleAware submitted evidence (on behalf of a number of organisations which work together to reduce gambling harms) to the DCMS Select Committee call for evidence into the impact of COVID-19 on DCMS sectors. Read the submission here.

Betting & Gaming Council funding

15th June 2020

GambleAware welcomes the Betting & Gaming Council four-year pledge of up to £100m to fund treatment services for people experiencing gambling harm. Read the announcement here and the BGC news update here.

Role of the YouGov Survey as part of the Treatment Needs and Gap Analysis

03rd June 2020

GambleAware wrote to the Betting & Gaming Council regarding the role of the YouGov Survey as part of the Treatment Needs & Gap Analysis. Read the letter here and the research here.

Treatment Needs & Gap Analysis research

18th May 2020

Nearly half (46%) of all people with gambling disorder have not accessed treatment or support according to in-depth research into the demand for treatment of gambling harms. Read the press release here and the reports here.

Covid-19 and the National Gambling Treatment Service

04th May 2020

GambleAware submitted a letter to the Gambling Related Harm All Party Parliamentary Group regarding the National Gambling Treatment Service during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the letter here.

GC directs funds to boost resilience of gambling harm treatment services during Covid-19

29th April 2020

Gambling Commission directs £9m to GambleAware to boost resilience of gambling harm treatment services during Covid-19. Read more here.