Trends that Barely Last a Fortnite: Keeping Up with Gaming & Gambling, and Addressing the Issues for Emerging Adults During COVID-19

Many thanks to AdCare Maine and the Maine Council on Problem Gambling for hosting the May 7 webinar, “Trends that Barely Last a Fortnite.”

The full slide deck can be viewed and downloaded here.

As always, be well and let’s stay connected! For feedback or questions, please contact Julie Hynes (julie at oregoncpg dot org). Visit our media page for additional video resources.



National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) webinars are free for all members! Visit for upcoming training opportunities.

Problem Gambling

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?

Great! So…..

  • 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 for information.

Gamers & Loved Ones:

GameQuitters: Visit to start.
Find a therapist:
Online Gamers Anonymous: