2023 in Review

Towards the end of the year a screening of One Last Spin at Platform, Easterhouse was followed by audience discussion with panel seen here. L- R: Ronnie Cowan MP, Vice Chair All Party Parliamentary Group on Gambling Related Harm; Georgina Charlton, Manager of Scotland...

Some notes on screening for gambling harms

The case for GPs to screen for gambling harms has been made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (5 October) just as alcohol and other drug use are screened. We have referred to frontline workers’ awareness of screening in recent years, for...

A Night to Remember!

We are greatly looking forward to an event themed around raising awareness of gambling harms at Platform, Easterhouse, Glasgow. October 17 6.30 p.m. The beautiful Platform auditorium will  host drama, poetry and song alongside a screening of the hard-hitting film One...

Addiction IS a mental health issue

The customary division between ‘mental health AND addiction’ is pernicious.     In practice, people are shuttled between pillar and post as they seek support. Addiction services are structured as separate from mental health services. Perhaps this...

Quick Links to Support

Part of our Glasgow City Gambling Harms Project is to identify good sources of support for those suffering from gambling harms. We have produced a ‘bare bones’ list in Word format so you can copy and paste anything relevant to your work (and learn about...

Gambling. Alcohol and Sponsorship

Celtic Football Club have announced a deal with William Hill for in-stadium betting. They have gambling and alcohol companies promoted on their shirts.   Adrian Filby, Celtic FC Commercial Director, added: “We are very pleased to be partnering with an industry...