Family Gambling Help SHARC has introduced a new program to support families affected by a loved one’s gambling. Similar to the substance addictions before it, gambling has recently become a broader community concern because of the harm it causes to families.
The instrument that developed out of this process is called the Victorian Gambling Screen (VGS). Developing the VGS The first stage in the development of the VGS was a qualitative phase in which a.
Poverty and Families in the Victorian Era. This article by Barbara Daniels gives an overview of the causes and the effects of poverty on poor families and children in Victorian Britain. At the time of writing Barbara is a Ph.D. student with the Department of Religious Studies, at The Open University.
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation recommends the following actions: Employers should assess their workplace for possible gambling risks Employers may choose to adopt a workplace policy on gambling, similar to policies that exist for other risky activities (such as alcohol or safety hazards).
Gambler's Help services operate from around 100 locations across Victoria. You can contact a Gambler's Help service to make an appointment with a Gambler's Help therapeutic or financial counsellor. All services are free and confidential. Gambler's Help is a free service for people who are affected by gambling.
Victoria 2016-10-21 00:30:00 Provided by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, the School Education Program is a free prevention initiative that supports secondary school communities to foster healthy and informed attitudes to gambling.
Gambler's Help West Vic is committed to promoting responsible gambling, and reducing gambling related harm, by helping individuals, families and communities deal with the impact and harm caused by problem gambling. If you or someone in your family is concerned about the impact of gambling please contact Gambler’s Help.
SHARC has introduced a new program to support families affected by a loved one’s gambling. Similar to the substance addictions before it, gambling has recently become a broader community concern because of the harm it causes to families. It is estimated that for every person with a gambling problem there are at least 5 other people affected.