Gambling Education International

The following sections provide links to gambling education publications and/or sites where these resources may be located internationally.

United Kingdom

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Big Deal?

Big Deal? is an online portal established by GamCare as part of their Youth Outreach Programme.  The website is designed to educate young people about responsible gambling and making informed choices, and offer support and advice if needed. 

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Gambling Education Hub (Scotland)

The Gambling Education Hub promotes and facilitates youth gambling education in Scotland, offering training, support and resources to organisations working with young people.  A key resource developed by the Gambling Education Hub is their comprehensive Gambling Education Toolkit.

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Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM)

The Young Gamers & Gamblers Education Trust, know as YGAM, is a charitable organisation established to raise awareness of responsible gambling and facilitate gambling education related events for teenagers and young adults.  Events range from conducting workshops, to establishing peer education programs, setting up pop-up stands and awareness weeks.   YGAM provide all the training, lesson plans and resources required to deliver their gambling awareness education program.

United States

National Center for Responsible Gambling (NCRG) - CollegeGambling.org

CollegeGambling.org is a comprehensive resource for students, campus administrators, campus health professionals and parents.

National Center for Responsible Gambling (NCRG) - Facing the Odds

Facing the Odds: The Mathematics of Gambling and Other Risks is a middle-school curriculum on probability, statistics and mathematics available through the US National Center for Responsible Gambling (NCRG).

National Center for Responsible Gambling (NCRG) - Talking with Children about Gambling

The Talking with Children about Gambling brochure is a research-based guide designed to help parents, as well as others who work with youth, deter children from gambling and recognize possible warning signs of problem gambling and other risky behaviors.

The guide was developed in consultation with the Division on Addictions at Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.

Canada

Responsible Gambling Council - Gambling Prevention Programs for Schools

The Problem Gambling Council of Canada has developed two school-based problem gambling prevention programs:  Know the Score 2 for university students; and a Youth Problem Gambling Prevention Tour  developed for secondary school students.

YMCA (Western Ontario) Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP)

The YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) supports youth to weigh the costs and benefits of gambling by creating and facilitating a discussion of how gambling fits into young people's lives.

Youth Bet

This interactive site from Canada is designed to teach young people about gambling related harm. It features discussion boards and a variety of scenarios designed to educate youth about gambling and reflect upon their own activities.