Gambling Commission (UK) restates commitment to reducing harm

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The UK Gambling Commission has reiterated its commitment to reduce gambling harms as analysis of existing data indicating the link between problem gambling and suicide is published. The findings show a connection between problem gambling and suicidal thoughts or attempts. There are 3 research reports which can be accessed below.

Report 1: Problem gambling and suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts and non-suicidal self-harm in England from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007.

Report 2:  Exploring problem gambling, loneliness and lifetime suicidal behaviours a cross-sectional study using the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007

Report 3: Scoping Current Evidence and Evidence-Gaps in Research on Gambling-Related Suicide