Raising Awareness

Mind Raising Awareness
Mind Raising Awareness

This week Tony was delighted to be invited as a guest of Mind in Haringey at their lunchtime event. It was hosted by David Dutton at Highgate House, and aimed at raising awareness of mental health issues, and how we can support those who suffer from them. The event was well attended and very well received by all who were there.

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Interview on BBC Local Radio

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Tony’s Interview on BBC Local Radio

On October 2nd Tony Kelly was the guest of Graham Torrington (pictured above) on BBC Midlands late night radio, talking about gambling addiction and the work Red Card are doing.

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Lottery Funding

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National Lottery Funding

We are delighted to announce that we have received a National Lottery grant to support our work in 2017. This follows a lot of work by the team to develop a bid that was accepted by the National Lottery ‘Awards For All Scheme’.

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Steps Together

Steps Together Rehab
Steps Together Rehab

We have joined in partnership with Steps Together Rehab, an addiction recovery treatment centre in Nottingham. We will be delivering joint events to raise awareness of gambling addiction in the UK, and we look forward to a positive and beneficial partnership going forward.

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Mind in Haringey

Mind Charity
Meeting The Mind Team

Mind in Haringey are committed to supporting those with mental health issues and raising awareness. Following a very positive and productive meeting with the Mind team in Haringey, we are working with them to develop a partnership that raises awareness of problem gambling within the borough.

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YGAM Symposium

YGAM
YGAM Symposium

This week saw Tony and Bradley attend a Symposium organised by YGAM (Young Gamblers Education Trust). It was held at City University with the focus on problem gambling and how it affects young people.

YGAM delivers accredited training to teachers, youth workers, community mental health colleagues, prison & probation colleagues and community volunteers, enabling them to deliver the YGAM gambling-related harm-prevention programme.   

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Dragon Boat Festival

Dragon Boat Festival
Rotary Club Dragon Boat Festival

This week we had a stand at the Dragon Boat Festival organised by the Ware branch of the Rotary Club. The event was a great family day out enjoyed by all those who attended. The team at Red Card would like to thank everyone who helped to make this a great event.

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Education and Awareness workshop

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Workshop with Springboard Charity

Recently our team had the pleasure of delivering a workshop to a great group of Springboard students. The workshop was very successful and the audience were a very receptive, group who asked a lot of very interesting questions, which made the whole experience valuable for all concerned.

Springboard

The Springboard Charity are focused on helping young people achieve their potential, and supporting unemployed people of any age,

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