Discussion paper on seeking help for gambling problems:
Research indicates as little as 10 per cent of people with gambling problems seek help. To get a better understanding of help seeking behaviour, the foundation has published a new discussion paper – Seeking help for gambling problems. This paper provides an overview of the research around seeking help and recovery from problem gambling, as well as examining the types of help available and what we know about their effectiveness. The paper also recommends actions for the foundation to support and encourage more people to seek help. One important avenue is offering many forms of help and making them easily available and accessible.
New campaign promotes many ways to get help
The foundation has launched a new problem gambling campaign to promote the many different ways people can get help with their gambling problems. Featuring new branding for Gambler’s Help, the campaign points to a new website, a one stop shop for getting help – www.gamblershelp.com.au. Now airing on television, radio, online and in gaming venues, you can watch it here.