On the 24th November, Ara are to hold a virtual conversation about problem gambling, mental health, and COVID-19 in Bristol and the West. This forum will allow co-operation and the sharing of skills, ideas, and resources for the best way of meeting the growing challenges of gambling harms and mental health in the current, challenging UK landscape. This is an opportunity for experts in associated fields to debate the issues and discuss solutions to issues of accessibility to treatment, and promoting well-being for the people of Bristol and the West. Contact Sarah Flourentzou (Gambling Service Manager) at SarahFlourentzou@recovery4all.co.uk for more info.
During Safer Gambling Week (19th-24th Nov), the Ara Gambling Service is running a series of activities to highlight the damage that harmful gambling can cause, not just to gamblers but also to those affected by someone else’s gambling.