Lived experience of help-seeking in the presence of gambling related harms and coexisting mental health conditions
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation — October 2021
This project aimed to address two gaps in our understanding. Currently there are no evidence-based frameworks or guidance for engaging individuals with a lived experience of gambling harm in gambling harm prevention activities. Additionally, no studies have examined the help-seeking experiences of individuals who present to services with both gambling-related harms and other mental health conditions.
Transitioning into and out of low- and moderate-risk gambling: predictors and profiles
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation — March 2020
This study investigated the characteristics of people who transition into, and out of, low- and moderate-risk gambling.
Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation — July 2019
The Foundation has made a submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's Mental Health System. A key focus of the submission is ensuring gambling harm is understood as a mental health and public health issue, and that health services are better able to assist people with comorbid problem gambling and mental health conditions.
Submission to the Productivity Commission on mental health
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation — April 2019
The Foundation is a partner in VicHealth's submission to the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the role of improving mental health to support economic participation as well as enhancing productivity and economic growth. The Foundation highlighted the correlation between mental health conditions and problem gambling, and the social cost of gambling to Victoria.
Examining the impact of e-mental health in problem gambling
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation — January 2017
This study aimed to describe the experiences of gamblers accessing e-mental health services provided by Gambling Help Online to determine their therapeutic outcomes.