Establish a lived experience forum within Scotland ensuring people with lived experience fully involved in action to reduce gambling harm, and to inform the delivery of the National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms (the ALLIANCE, people with lived experience)
The ALLIANCE has engaged people with lived experience of gambling harm and has established the Scottish Lived Experience Forum on reducing gambling harm. The Forum was launched in December 2020. The ALLIANCE continues to facilitate connections between the Lived Experience Forum and the Scottish Implementation Group.
Event reports: Programme Launch event report July 2020: https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/resources/scotland-reducing-gambling-harm-launch-event-report/
Event defining Terms of Reference August 2020: https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/resources/towards-establishing-the-lived-experience-forum-scotland-reducing-gambling-harm-event-report-20th-august-2020/
Event agreeing key priorities for the Forum: https://www.alliance-scotland.org.uk/blog/resources/three-horizons-map-on-gambling-harm-lived-experience-priorities/
Launch of the Forum December 2020.
The ALLIANCE's engagement activity undertaken so far and planned to continue will lead to agreed terms of reference and identified key priority areas. The Lived Experience Forum is on track to launch Dec 2020/Jan 2021.
News item updating on Programme’s progress: