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GambleAware (opens in new tab) has published research to further our understanding of the relationship between gambling and homelessness (opens in new tab), and to develop three instruments to be used by practitioners working with the homeless which can assist them in identifying and responding to gambling-related harms in this population.

NHS Choices have an online section offering advice (opens in new tab) and help for people who think they may have a problem gambling issue.

GambleAware (opens in new tab) has produced a brief intervention guide for frontline workers (PDF) (opens in new tab) to address risks and harms related to problematic gambling.

The Commission has published a briefing note (opens in new tab) suggesting steps that licensing and public health teams can take in developing a ‘whole Council’ approach to gambling harm.

The Royal Society for Public Health (opens in new tab) have developed an e-learning resource (opens in new tab) to assist front line staff in providing a brief intervention to address the risks and harms associated with problem gambling.

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