Ministry of Consumer Affairs Allocates 1.3 Million Euros to Investigate and Prevent Risks Derived from Gambling
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs will finance 26 projects linked to the prevention of gambling disorders, the effects derived from said disorders or the risks associated with this activity.
MADRID, Spain (November 2, 2023) — The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has published this Thursday the final resolution of the award of aid worth 1,319,249.21 euros related to the second call for subsidies for the development of research activities related to the prevention of gambling disorders, with the effects derived from said disorders or the risks associated with this activity, corresponding to the year 2023.
In total, the General Directorate of Gambling Regulation (DGOJ) has approved the financing of 26 scientific projects. The lines of research and prevention are articulated around the early detection of participants with risky gambling behavior; the individual, family or social damage associated with gambling (personal health, emotional or psychological impact, financial difficulties, work impact, legal problems…); minimizing the negative consequences associated with this type of activities or the gender impact on risky gambling behaviors. The execution period extends until June 30, 2024.
Great participation of the public sector
The beneficiary entities of this call are, in order of approved amount: University of Granada, Complutense University of Madrid, University of Lleida, Miguel Hernández University of Elche, University of Zaragoza, University of Santiago de Compostela, University of Almería, Andalusian Public Foundation for Malaga Research in Biomedicine and Health, Spanish Union of Associations and Entities for the Care of Drug Addicts (UNAD), Foundation for Biomedical Research of the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Consorci Sanitari de Terrassa, University of the Church of Deusto, Rey University Juan Carlos, Universidad Internacional de La Rioja SA, Fundació Institut d’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL), University of Barcelona, Polytechnic University of Madrid, University of Alicante, University of Castilla-La Mancha, University of Oviedo, European University Miguel de Cervantes SA
The final resolution can be consulted at the DGOJ electronic headquarters.(link is external)
SOURCE: Ministerio de Consumo.Tags: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, prevention of gambling disorders