In addition to providing help for students who may have a gambling problem, campus health professionals can educate students about responsible gambling and gambling disorder. The following materials are available to aid campus health professionals in their efforts to educate students about gambling and gambling problems on college campuses.
Virtually every school provides information about drugs and alcohol on the student health section of its website, but fewer provide information about gambling and gambling disorder. If your school does not include this information on its student health website, consider adding a section or creating a website that discusses the following topics:
There are many opportunities to distribute materials on gambling and gambling disorders to students, including your student health center, student center, student dormitories, or during orientation. Here are some educational materials that you can use.
These three fact sheets provide an overview of research on gambling disorders and gambling issues on college campuses: