The Gambling Health Alliance
The objective of the Alliance is to bring together organisations and individuals, specifically policy makers, who have a shared interest in reducing the damage caused to health and wellbeing from gambling.
The Alliance will support policy-making and policy makers to address the social, economic and cultural factors that contribute to gambling harm and the inequalities in health caused by it. The alliance will seek to:
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Reports and Research
Find out more about the research and reports that members of the Gambling Health Alliance have created to raise awareness of gambling related harms and pressure the Government to make changes to laws.
RSPH have published a report revealing young people consider gambling to be an increasingly normal part of their lives.
The resources and training produced by the Gambling Health Alliance members aim to educate people on the prevalence of gambling harms and how to support people who have been affected by gambling disorders.
Blogs and Releases
Our range of gambling health blogs have updates on a range of vital issues including gambling in online gaming and gambling organisation advertising.
Matthew Hickey, Chief Executive of the Gordon Moody Association, explains how they have adapted their therapeutic services to support problem gamblers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
RSPH welcomes the announcement from the Gambling Commission of new rules for online operators to make gambling fairer and safer
The high-stakes relationship between gambling and young people’s health and wellbeing
RSPH is calling for the Football Association (FA) to urgently U-turn its decision to sell FA Cup broadcast rights to betting firm, Bet365.
The Royal Society for Public Health is pleased to welcome today’s (14 January 2020) announcement from the Gambling Commission that gambling with credit cards will be banned from 14 April 2020.
Catherine Sweet from National gambling support charity GamCare, shares why they’re focusing on women and gambling harms.
The Gambling Health Alliance (GHA), led by RSPH, has welcomed the release of the House of Lords Gambling Industry Committee’s report, Gambling Harm - Time for Action.
Caitlin Tempest is a Training Coordinator for Citizens Advice RCT and has been delivering the GambleAware funded Gambling Support Service project since it was introduced in Wales in 2019. Here, she discusses what is needed to address gambling …
Vicki Shotbolt is the founder and CEO of Parent Zone, an organisation that helps parents and families to navigate the challenges of a connected world. Vicki leads a team that reaches millions of families every year working directly with …
Amanda Atkinson, Head of Parental Engagement at the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM), outlines their new Parent Hub and why it is a vital resource.
Gambling Health Alliance Members
The Gambling Health Alliance is comprised of leading policy-makers, NGOs and charities who share the aim of reducing gambling harms and making gambling health disorders a public health priority. Find out more about the members of the Gambling Health Alliance and updates on the Alliance’s work.
Gambling Health Alliance Meeting Notes and Terms of Reference
Gambling Health Alliance Newsletter
Stay up to date with the latest developments in gambling health by signing up to the Gambling Health Alliance newsletter.