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Beyond The Bet

Beyond The Bet

By Citizens Advice Gambling Support Service
This podcast has been produced by the Gambling Support Service, a project delivered by 12 Citizens Advice offices across England & Wales. Often considered as the 'silent' or 'hidden' addiction, Beyond The Bet provides listeners with engaging and educational content around the subject of gambling. If you are a frontline worker, someone struggling with a gambling addiction or simply interested in gambling as a concept, then you are in the right place.
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Episode 4- Gaming vs Gambling
Episode 4 focusses on the concept of gaming, in particular the convergence between gaming and gambling-related activities. We were delighted to welcome Vicki Shotbolt, CEO of ParentZone, onto this episode. Don't forget to check out our video exploring this topic!
December 14, 2020
Episode Three- A Lived Experience Perspective
Learning from those with lived experience is crucial in order to mitigate future gambling harms. In this episode, we hear from Daniel Chandler who shares his lived experience story alongside his recovery journey. We'd like to thank Daniel for taking us through his story so openly and eloquently.
November 19, 2020
Episode Two- Short Term Intervention & Long-Term Support
This episode focusses on short-term intervention strategies that can be undertaken to reduce gambling harms initially, alongside long-term specialist treatment to ensure a sustainable recovery.  Our guests include Neil Platt, Clinical Lead for Beacon Counselling Trust, Ian Semel, CEO at Breakeven and Katie Reynolds-Jones, Head of Marketing & Comms for GAMSTOP. 
October 16, 2020
Episode One- An Introduction to Beyond The Bet
This week's episode introduces the Podcast and what we have lined up over the next couple of months.   Included is a discussion of gambling harms and reasons why people bet, local work from a Public Health perspective, and seeing gambling from the lens of someone with lived experience. Click the handle to find us on Twitter: @BeyondTheBetPod Happy listening! Citizens Advice Gambling Support Service team.
August 26, 2020