Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tag: mental health

YGAM unveil Premier League star Marvin Sordell as first ever ambassador

Marvin Sordell YGAM
The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust has set itself some ambitious goals in recent years and now it’s signed up former Premier League striker Marvin Sordell to join its committed and talented team.

Industry backs anti-suicide campaign during “tough times”

Suicide Awareness campaign
As self-isolating measures remain in place throughout the country, coin-op professionals have taken to social media to pledge their support for the mental health of British men.

Getting to grips with Showmen’s mental health

Showmen mental health survey
A new questionnaire aims to better understand the mental health needs of Britain’s oft-overlooked Showmen community. A survey questionnaire targeted..

Gaming addiction added to WHO roster

video game Gaming Mental Health
It’s official, video game addiction is a bonafide mental health disorder: that’s according to none other than the World Health Organisation (WHO).

UK government expands NHS problem gambling treatment

The UK government has announced a significant increase in problem gambling treatment funding as part of its ten year strategy for the NHS. The NHS Long Term Plan, announced on 7 January, outlined the provision of £2.3bn annually for mental health treatment by 2023, including dedicated problem gambling services. “There will be a new guarantee that investment in primary, community and...