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Grant, Barry and O'Reilly, Tony (2020) The problem gambling podcast. Problem Gambling Ireland.

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In this episode (11) of the podcast, Barry Grant looks at the Pathways Model of Gambling Addiction - discussing some of the common causes of developing a gambling addiction. The ACEs Questionnnaire can be taken here. Further information on the ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Questionnaire can be found here.  

47:46 July 23, 2020 

In this week's episode (10) of the podcast, Tony and Barry discuss the Gambling Control Bill, which was published 7 years ago (July 15th 2013).  The Bill has not yet been enacted, meaning that Ireland remains without a Gambling Regulator or statutory funding of treatment, prevention and research services. A Blog post on this issue is available here: https://www.problemgambling.ie/blog/ive-come-to-wish-you-an-unhappy-birthday 

1:01:08 July 15, 2020 

In this episode (9) of the podcast, co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, discuss some of the common issues that arise for family members, partners and other loved ones of a person with a gambling problem. Further information is available here: https://www.problemgambling.ie/problem-gambling-support-for-family--friends.html

1:01:46 July 8, 2020 

In this episode (8), we discuss some of the common psychological drivers of a gambling problem, such as reinforcement, and how this is enabled by gambling operators. Interview with Matt Gaskell, Consultant Psychologist and Clinical Lead for the NHS Northern Gambling Service. The show is co-presented by addiction counsellors Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, who work for the registered charity, Problem Gambling Ireland. https://www.problemgambling.ie/ 

55:42 July 1, 2020 

In this episode (7) of the podcast, Tony O'Reilly interviews Patrick O'Neill about his lived experience of gambling addiction and mental health advocacy campaigning.  Patrick also discusses the impact of childhood sexual abuse on his mental health.  Connect is a free telephone counselling and support service for any adult who has experienced abuse, trauma or neglect in childhood.  Their helpline number is 1800 477 477. The Rape Crisis Helpline (24 hour) is: 1800 77 88 88

52:57 June 24, 2020 

In episode 6, co-hosts, Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly, discuss some of the irrational thoughts which are common among people who have gambling problems.  The worksheet, referred to in this episode can be found here. This podcast is an awareness raising project of Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern. https://www.problemgambling.ie/ 

48:05 June 17, 2020 

Interview with Darren Skelton (episode 5) - journalist, stand-up comedian and podcaster - discussing his lived experience of problem gambling and his thoughts on the gambling industry's 'tricks of the trade'.  Check out Darren's podcast, 'The Electric Brush' and follow him on Twitter. Presented by addiction counsellor, Barry Grant, and addiction counsellor, author and expert by lived experience, Tony O'Reilly. This podcast is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern. www.problemgambling.ie/

1:12:45 June 10, 2020 

In this episode (4), we discuss the causes of a gambling problem, along with some of the treatment options. Interview with Professor Colin O'Gara, Consultant Pyschiatrist and Head of Addiction Services at St. John of God's Hospital in Dublin.  Colin is also a Clinical Professor at University College Dublin and the author of 'Gambling Addiction in Ireland: Causes, Consequences & Recovery'.  The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland.

30:31 June 3, 2020 

Episode 3 is an interview with former professional footballer, Tony Kelly.  Tony is in recovery from a gambling problem and played with Stoke City, Bury, Leyton Orient and Bristol City (among others).  He is the author of the book 'Red Card' and founder of Kelly's Red Card Consultancy, which provides educational services for problem gambling harm prevention.  For further details, go to: https://kellysredcardconsultancy.co.uk/ The show is presented by Barry Grant & Tony O'Reilly - addiction counsellors with Problem Gambling Ireland. 

1:00:43 May 26, 2020 

In episode 2, co-hosts, Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, discuss the starting point for anyone in the early stages of recovery from a gambling problem: Access (self-exclusion), Time and Money management.  As issues can arise with all of these control measures, we go through the advantages and challenges in detail. If you would like to contact us, email: info@problemgambling.ie in complete confidence. www.problemgambling.ie

52:48 May 20, 2020 

Episode 1 of a new podcast, aiming to explore a wide variety of topics, surrounding problem gambling and gambling related harm.  Presented by Tony O'Reilly and Barry Grant, this is an awareness raising project of registered charities, Problem Gambling Ireland and Extern.  Barry Grant is an addiction counsellor and the founder of Problem Gambling Ireland.  Tony O'Reilly is an addiction counsellor, author and expert by experience.  In this first episode we discuss Tony's lived experience of addiction and recovery.  If you would like to send us any questions or ideas for discussion topics in future episodes, just email info@problemgambling.ie, in complete confidence.  

52:12 May 13, 2020

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