Research and policy
We are passionate about the importance of hearing the voices of young people and families, and the practitioners who support them, around how gambling is regulated in the UK. Here you can find research we have conducted with partner organisations, as well as relevant research and policy resources, to inform and inspire your practice.
Fay is a PhD researcher on gambling harms at the University of Glasgow.
In this video, she shares her experience of gambling, domestic violence, and poor mental health. Through her recovery journey, she describes learning about the addictive design of gambling products.
Dowload the full Gambling Education Toolkit
The 2022 edition of our toolkit is packed with up-to-date research and new activities.
It has everything you need to improve your knowledge and confidence to address gambling harms in your work.
In a nutshell
GAMBLING AND AFFECTED OTHERS
For each person experiencing harmful gambling, it's estimated 6 people close to them are affected. Check out this In a Nutshell resource which provides a quick explanation of how one person's harmful gambling can affect people close to them.
September 13, 2023
Our third network webinar of 2023 was on 31 August, and focused on ‘Gambling and Crime.’ Tickets for the event…
September 4, 2023
Are you aged 11-25 and living in Scotland? If so, we want to hear what you think about gambling, cryptocurrency,…
June 29, 2023
In this post, Allie (CEO) and Christina (Project Development Officer) describe our partnership with LGBT Youth Scotland (LGBTYS) and our…
June 21, 2023
Our second network webinar of 2023 was on 25 May, and focused on ‘Gambling and Mental Health.’ Speakers highlighted research…
May 10, 2023
We are excited to share new research on Scottish students’ views on gambling, gaming, and cryptocurrency. The research was conducted…
May 8, 2023
Fast Forward welcomes the UK government’s recent white paper on gambling reform. It is a positive step in the process…