GAMBLING AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Information for Teachers and School Staff
Young people sometimes get into difficulties through their own gambling. They can also also be affected by gambling in the household. Teachers and school staff may be able to respond with information and support, and if necessary refer young people to appropriate services for help.
There is more information in the PDF’s below about gambling and young people, including how schools can provide support:
1) Youth Gambling (Duration 3.48)
The risks and possible consequences of youth gambling, and the expansion of commercial gambling promotions into the youth market.
2) Gambling Issues at Home (Duration 2.28)
The risks and possible consequences to a young person living with someone who has a problem with gambling.
3) Help and Support (Duration 4.17)
Help and support options including communication tips, and links to other resources.