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Gambling referrals (339A/20)

Request

I am seeking information regarding the current support and provision for persons presenting with a gambling disorder and affected others within Criminal Justice system. The following questions require a response, to support the identification, treatment and diversion of persons presenting with a gambling disorder within the Criminal Justice system.

  1. Does screening for gambling disorder take place among detainees in any part of your force?

YES / NO

If yes,

  1. Which detainees are being screened?
  2. What are the triggers for a gambling screening?
  3. Who does the screening and where?
  4. What tools are used?
  5. What pathways are in place if gambling problems are identified?

 

  1. Does your service have a partnership with a gambling treatment provider in your area?

YES / NO

If yes, provide details please

2 a) Is there training on prevention or education provided to your Custody Officers, Police Staff or Health Care Professionals, to identify and address gambling disorders?

YES / NO

  1. b) If yes, what form does this take?
  2. Do you know of any other Police Service who are active in the identification and addressing gambling disorder?

YES / NO

If yes, can you please provide details?

  1. A) Any additional comments or observations that can support this program?

Response

Please see our response attached.

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