Edition #8: Early signs of harm from gambling

Mario Bird, photo: Paul Jeffers
Mario Bird, photo: Paul Jeffers
Mario Bird, photo: Paul Jeffers

Reaching out to young male gamblers

Mario Bird found gambling at 16 and says it was a match made in heaven. Now, after a hard-won recovery, he wants young men, in particular, to know what it can do to your life.

Aboriginal artwork with a flowchart drawing of a diagram with the word
Aboriginal artwork with a flowchart drawing of a diagram with the word

Researching gambling in the Sunraysia Aboriginal community

Aboriginal communities along the Murray know that, like the river, gambling can have positive effects and also bring devastation. New research is opening up conversations to help communities take the good while managing the harm from gambling.