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Brief Intervention - A Guide For Professionals

This Guide is aimed at professionals who are non-specialists in the treatment of problem gambling, but who work with potentially vulnerable groups. It provides an overview of brief intervention for gambling-related harm. It offers practical tips on identifying a problem, how to talk to someone about their gambling, offering immediate brief support and when to signpost to specialist services.

In this Guide, you will find:

  • An explanation of brief intervention
  • How to offer brief intervention
  • Supporting research evidence
  • Overcoming potential barriers to brief intervention
  • Resources for families and affected others
  • Key steps to implementing this at an organisational level


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