Awareness and prevention
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Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
The Gambler's Help venue support program helps Victorian gaming venues in building and maintaining responsible gambling environments.
Working in Gamblers Help agencies across the state, 23 venue support workers provide training and support to gaming venues staff and management to promote responsible gambling.
The program helps venue workers and management to:
Venue support workers do not assess compliance with gambling regulations, this and all regulatory requirements for venues are managed by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation.
The focus of the Statewide Problem Gambling and Mental Health Program is to improve treatment options for people with co-occuring gambling and mental health problems. The program provides workshops to problem gambling and mental health clinicians.
Designed in partnership with Alfred Health, the program follows on from an extensive study of the impact and influence of mental health on gambling behaviours. It covers a range of education, professional development and clinical support initiatives.
For full details view Statewide Problem Gambling Mental Health Program - Alfred Health.
La Trobe University's Bouverie Centre delivers clinical training, education and support to Gambler's Help agencies in implementing family-inclusive counselling.