Minimising gambling harm

Experience of gambling-related harm. In Fact

20 Dec 2012

Although a relatively small proportion of the population are at risk of a serious gambling problem, the harm caused by gambling extends to families, friends, businesses and the community. HPA works towards strengthening society’s response to gambling, and preventing and reducing gambling harm.

Participants in the 2010 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) were asked questions about their experience of gambling-related harm in the past 12 months.