Wigan Athletic FC team up with charity to champion player well-being

London, 22 August 2023: Wigan Athletic FC have joined forces with an award-winning charity to help safeguard their youth players against harms related to video gaming and gambling. The collaboration between the football club and Ygam was cemented last season, when the charity provided specialist training and resources to the clubs’ staff, players, and parents. […]

Independent evaluation reveals impact of pilot training for health professionals

London, 15 August 2023: Health professionals feel more confident supporting young people after completing Ygam’s training on gaming and gambling harms, an independent evaluation has revealed. An evaluation undertaken by the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) revealed 91% of survey respondents rated the Mindful Resilience workshops as ‘good’ or ‘very good’, with two-thirds already implementing their […]

Award-winning film embarks on UK community tour

London, 13 July 2023: The award-winning ‘Do It For Her’ film, co-commissioned by Ygam and partners, is to be screened at religious and community venues throughout the UK as part of a new tour. The thought-provoking film was created to help raise awareness of the issue of gambling harms disproportionately impacting ethnic minority groups. Gangs […]

Ygam integrates new content which focuses on LGBTQ+ communities

London, 28 June 2023: Ygam is increasing its focus on helping to safeguard individuals from the LBGTQ+ community as a new report revealed this group is particularly at risk of experiencing harms related to gambling. Ygam, an award-winning education charity, has integrated new content into its evidence-based harm prevention workshops which specifically focus on the […]

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