Exploration of Youth Participation in Gambling and the Impact of Problem Gambling on Young people in New Zealand

Research Organisation: University of Auckland
Primary contact: Dr Fiona Rossen

Contract Value: $45,000 (excl GST)
Contract Start date: 20/07/2010
Contract End date: 30/06/2012

Summary of project/aims

This project explored youth participation in gambling, the impact of problem gambling on young people in New Zealand (including identifiable risk and resiliency factors) and best practice approaches for providing problem gambling services to young people.

It consisted of a literature review, a secondary analysis of data from Youth’ 07-The Second National Health and Wellbeing Survey of New Zealand Secondary School Students, and interviews with individuals working within youth gambling and related fields.

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