Gambling Harm Conference 2018

GST grants for projects conducted over an month period will be awarded to early career researchers to explore issues that relate to the following research priorities: If you think someone close to you has a gambling problem, taking the first step to help them can be difficult. To allocate the time and space to look friends, family and colleagues in the eye and ask, 'Are you ok'?. People who speak out about gambling harm are brave. Most importantly — know that it's ok to not be ok. Government funding for individuals or organisations for a specified purpose directed at achieving goals and objectives. Help us build an accurate picture of gambling harm, use your story to increase awareness, reduce stigma and make a difference.

Problem gambling

Geelong, 13–15 August 2018

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Help or support in various forms e. The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation awards research grants for areas of study that will build on our knowledge of how gambling affects the Victorian community and inform the strategies and activities we support to address harm.

The Foundation is pleased to announce a new funding round under the Grants for Gambling Research Program specifically for early career researchers. GST grants for projects conducted over an month period will be awarded to early career researchers to explore issues that relate to the following research priorities: Grants Victoria - Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation The Victorian Government grants directory enables you to search for government grants and assistance within the state of Victoria.

To allocate the time and space to look friends, family and colleagues in the eye and ask, 'Are you ok'?. For people experiencing harm from gambling, chances are - they're not feeling ok. Checking in and offering support is the right thing to do, on Thursday 13 September, and any other day. You're not alone in steering the conversation. Visit our website for practical tips and information about having the talk.

Most importantly — know that it's ok to not be ok. Community instigated gambling curfews and a willingness to acknowledge the normalising affect school-yard games like 'holey-holey' have on young people. The remote community of Kalumburu are working together to prevent gambling harm and we think it's great! Speaker presentations from our Gambling Harm Conference are now available for download and we're looking ahead to Gambling Harm Awareness Week taking place from Monday 8 - Sunday 14 October.

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Opening up about the affect gambling has had on your life is not an easy thing to do. It is not uncommon to feel shame, or fear being stigmatised. People who speak out about gambling harm are brave.

To us, they are warriors. The ultimate resource to help shape programs and services to prevent gambling harm. When you were in the throes of harm, what would have helped? What did you need? Your advice will inform the Foundation's work and shape the future of help seeking. Help us build an accurate picture of gambling harm, use your story to increase awareness, reduce stigma and make a difference.

August is Tradies National Health Month. Given the physicality involved in tradesmanship, mental health can be an after-thought to overall wellbeing. We take a public health approach to our work, which means we focus on prevention, early intervention and support for those who are particularly vulnerable to gambling harm as well as those living in regional and rural communities.

Understand and get help for problem gambling, including crisis support, the impact, warning signs and what you, family or friends can do.

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