Date & Time
Friday, April 1, 2022, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Problem gambling and social work

Prevalence surveys suggest that 0.6% of the population are problem gamblers but even more are at risk. And for each of these individuals, 10-17 others including children and family members are affected. Problem gambling is linked to depression, suicide, debt, bankruptcy, family conflict, offending, domestic abuse, neglect and maltreatment of children making it central to social work territory. Learn why problem gambling is relevant to adult social care and how to identify this “hidden” problem.