Video game addiction is a real mental health condition affecting millions of people around the world.
The World Health Organization recognizes it as “Gaming Disorder” in their International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour, which may be online or offline, manifested by impaired control over gaming, increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes precedence over other life interests and daily activities and continuation or escalation of gaming despite the occurrence of negative consequences. https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/addictive-behaviours-gaming-disorder
With Summer upon us, how will the youth spend their free time? For ideas to replace gaming, access Game Quitters’ hobby tool at
Activities to Replace Gaming This Summer