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North's first clinic for problem gamblers

The university’s School of Events, Tourism & Hospitality Management worked with Leeds City Council to survey the extent of problem gambling in Leeds.

Published on 26 Feb 2020
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The research found up to 10,000 people within the city were impacted directly, but awareness of the support was limited. Data from the research was used in a successful bid to establish the first NHS-run clinic for problem gamblers outside of London, which opened in Leeds in 2018.

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