About the session
Session 7 of the NHS APA Conference 2023, titled 'Gambling Related Stigma is Not an Accident', is hosted by Dr Matt Gaskell, Consultant Psychologist and the Clinical Lead of the NHS Northern Gambling Service and James Grimes, Head of Education and The Big Step at Gambling With Lives.
The session discusses James' lived experience with a gambling addiction and the impact of stigma that the modern gambling industry creates. They both discuss the 'responsible gambling' narrative that creates stigma for people living with a gambling addiction.
'Gambling Related Stigma is Not an Accident'
The Modern Gambling Industry
The Impact of Gambling-Related Stigma and Prejudice
The 'Responsible Gambling' Narrative
Does RG work?
Stigma-free Prevention and Treatment
Thank You and Conclusion