Trends that Barely Last a Fortnite: Keeping Up with Gaming & Gambling, and Addressing the Issues for Emerging Adults During COVID-19
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National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) webinars are free for all members! Visit https://www.ncpgambling.org/ for upcoming training opportunities.
Best resource: YOU! (Thank you!)
24/7 National problem gambling helpline 1-800-522-4700
Gamblers Anonymous has moved to conference calls during COVID:
Gaming & Problem Gaming
So they want to be a professional gamer?
- Finish homework & chores
- Practice similar time period to traditional sports
- Maintain good sleep hygiene
- Practice good nutrition
- Maintain social life and other hobbies
Help! Someone I know may have a gaming disorder.
You’re not alone. Below are just a FEW resources that can help.
There’s a brand-new International Gaming Disorder Certificate offered via the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. Visit https://www.igccb.org/igdc-certification.html for information.
Gamers & Loved Ones:
GameQuitters: Visit www.gamequitters.com to start.
Find a therapist: https://gamequitters.com/find-a-therapist/
Online Gamers Anonymous: https://www.olganon.org/home