People with lived experience included in governance structures for the National Gambling Treatment Service (GA)
During 2020, research was undetaken by Kings College London, entitled Exploring “What Works” In Creating Infrastructures and Engagement Methods For People With Lived Experience within Public Health, Health and Social Care and Addiction Research https://www.begambleaware.org/sites/default/files/2020-12/final-lived-experience-infrastructure-and-engagement-project-062020_1.pdf.
A webinar was hosted on Lived Experience of Gambling Harms on 28 August 2020, which discussed the key findings from the research by Kings College London. There has also bee a publication of guidelines for engaging and involving people with lived experience of gambling harms.
GambleAware are putting together a Special Interest Group for People with lived experience of gambling harms who have been through treatment, to engage with governance for the National Gambling Treatment Service. This group is now in set up phase with initial 12 months funding in place.