"Spelberoendes riksförbund" association
Spelberoendes riksförbund is a non-partisan and non-religious association of individuals addicted to gambling who aim to work towards preventing and treating gambling addiction. The association seeks to promote this goal by:
- Disseminating information about the causes, consequences, manifestations, treatment, and possible help for gambling addiction.
- Informing and supporting gamblers, their relatives, and educating other interested parties.
- Creating realistic conditions for board members and consultants to work on self-help initiatives.
- Preventing harmful social consequences of gambling, particularly among children and youth, by critically analyzing the marketing of various forms of gambling and providing information to decision-makers.
- Monitoring and initiating research and treatment in the field of gambling addiction and disseminating it.
Their aim is to assist people suffering from gambling addiction and spread awareness about the causes, treatment, and consequences of this condition. They actively collaborate with governmental bodies and healthcare providers to develop effective treatment programs. The association places a strong emphasis on public education and organizing events to reduce stigma and improve access to help. Their efforts are focused on safeguarding the rights and well-being of those affected by gambling addiction and preventing social issues associated with gambling, particularly among children and youth. Additionally, they work closely with similar organizations to enhance the effectiveness of their initiatives and combat this problem more efficiently.