Research, as well as discussions with treatment and support providers and women who gamble, show that women’s experiences of gambling are different to men’s, in terms of the types of gambling they take part in and their motivations for doing so.
· New analysis shows up to one million women could be at risk from gambling harms
· Women more likely than men to say their gambling has caused them mental health issues such as stress and anxiety
· Almost 40% of women experiencing high levels of gambling harm may not seek out help due to stigma or shame
· New campaign launched by GambleAware highlights critical early warning signs and support available at BeGambleAware.org
GambleAware has announced the outcome of its grant award process for a pilot project to extend the National Gambling Support Network (NGSN) provision of residential rehabilitation for gambling disorder.
GambleAware has announced the outcome of its recent grant award process to improve knowledge of the lived experiences of minority communities – including minority ethnic, religion, and language groups – in relation to gambling and gambling harms.
GambleAware has announced the outcome of its recent grant award process to build evidence of the lived experiences of women in relation to gambling and gambling harms, both as gamblers and/or as ‘affected others’.