Research Organisation: Auckland University of Technology
Principal Researcher: Dr Maria Bellringer
Contract Value: $400,016.00 (excluding GST)
Contract Start date: 01 March 2006
Contract End date: 30-September 2007
Summary of project/aims
AUT was contracted by the Ministry of Health in March 2006 to:
- examine the experiences of gamblers and their family/whānau when seeking and obtaining help for gambling related problems
- identify the barriers to help seeking in relation to gender and ethnicity
- identify the factors that influence the accessibility of treatment services and the factors that affect the relevance of services
- provide recommendations for policy and service development to address the issues identified.
Final Report: Report finalised on 8 September 2008.