ALICE RAP Policy Paper Series Policy Brief 2. Gambling

Gambling – two sides of the same coin: recreational activity and public health problem

The ALICE RAP (Addictions and Lifestyles in Contemporary Europe – Reframing Addictions Project) Policy Paper series aims to provide succinct evidence briefs for decision-makers and advocates working on key addiction-related issues. This second paper focuses on gambling. This AR policy paper makes the case for a more comprehensive and coherent national and European policy approach to all gambling settings and gambling providers. The paper also identifies a wide variety of actions which give the necessary emphasis to public health interests related to gambling activity.

Further details can be found at the ALICE RAP website: