Video Game Addiction Resources for Parents and Loved Ones

Struggling with a loved one addicted to video games? Find articles, videos, how-to guides, and the latest research below. For a step-by-step process to reclaim your loved one from gaming, purchase our practical action guide: Reclaim.

People of all ages play video games for many different reasons. Video games serve a purpose and everyone plays for a reason. Identifying your motivation to play can be helpful to maintain moderation or shift your desire to other activities.

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ADHD affects millions of families all over the world. In fact, 1 in 10 children between 5-17 years old gets diagnosed with the condition. It leaves parents struggling, not fully understanding how to cope with the disorder, especially because so little has been known about it for so long. Fortunately, we know a lot more […]

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Gamers are no longer people who only play video games, and they spend just as much time, if not more, watching other gamers play on websites like Twitch and YouTube. This speaks not only to the underlying reasons why people love video games, but how they are managing to turn their passion into a legitimate career.

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The hallmark of addiction is the inability to keep everything back under control.

In my quest to get control of my addictions, I did a lot of soul searching.

I had to learn about the underlying causes of addiction. I had to figure out why I couldn’t control my drinking or why I needed to visit a pornography site every time I sat at my computer. What I learned not only helped me get control of my situation, but it also helped me better understand and help other addicts.

Addiction is a complex disease. No matter what you’re addicted to and what the outcome of it is, addiction is rooted in something deeper.

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Last week, Kyle Giersdorf AKA Bugha won a record-breaking $3 million in the Fortnite World Cup.

It wasn’t without its issues, as Kyle’s parents have stated they tried to take his games away from him because he was playing too much. Sounds like a familiar story, right?

Now, how many kids out there are going to be telling their parents that they want to become the next Fortnite world champion? How many are going to use it as an excuse to justify their excessive gaming?

Esports undoubtedly has its positives, and at Game Quitters we’re not against it at all. However, there is definitely an ugly side to the sport.

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GTA Online recently added a casino for their players, exposing millions of players (and kids) to gambling. In this article we detail the problems this causes and why simulated gambling should be under greater scrutiny of gambling laws.

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