25,000 under 18 year olds are problem gamblers in the UK according to The Children and Young People’s Gambling: Research Review (December 2017, Gambling Commission), with approx. 1 in 9, 11-15 year olds illegally gambling every week. These striking statistics form a starting point in dispelling the myth that gambling isn’t a problem for today’s […]
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The first ever national conference on problematic gambling in the workplace organised by the construction trade union, UCATT, took place at Manchester Town Hall in November. ARA’s Managing Director Graham England was one of the speakers. For a full report on the conference click here.
ARA’s Connect Psychology service is now at Bradley Stoke Surgery, South Gloucestershire three days a week. Connect Psychology provides cognitive and behavioural therapy for low mood and anxiety related problems. For more information on the service click here
We were delighted that comedian, writer and director Stephen Merchant visited ARA’s Arc Café. The Arc Café, run in partnership with St Mary Redcliffe Church, offers fantastic food to its customers and has a huge impact on the lives of its volunteers. Stephen said , ” People need help to overcome their problems and projects like […]
Treefest is a Christmas Tree festival held at St Mary Redcliffe Church for a full week just before Christmas. The festival raises money for local charities. Businesses, schools , community groups and charitable organisations are invited to provide and decorate Christmas trees. ARA’s Arc Café entered a tree decorated by volunteers. The café also served […]
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