Self-Help for Video Gaming and Digital Addiction
Game Quitters is an educational resource, support community and advocacy organization for those who want to quit playing video games or learn healthier gaming habits. The forum has members from 95 countries who provide peer support through journaling, tips, strategies and friendship. They also have a closed Facebook group called the Game Quitters Parent Support group. This group is for parents or loved ones who are looking for support for their children’s video game or technology addiction challenges. View Facebook Page HERE.
Computer Gaming Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of people who support each other in recovering from the problems resulting from excessive game playing. CGAA is not affiliated with any political agenda, religion, or outside interests. Our single purpose is to abstain from video gaming and to help others find freedom from compulsive gaming. HERE you will find resources including access to virtual and in-person meetings, including a women’s only meeting. They also have a Family and Friends Zoom meeting on Thursdays for parents and other family to support each other in dealing with compulsive video gaming within the family. View online meetings HERE. View Facebook page HERE.
The MACGH is currently developing a program to provide critical knowledge needed to address at-risk gaming and Gaming Disorder, from prevention through treatment and recovery. To learn more, check out the Gaming Health Specialist Certificate program. For questions on services or trainings, contact Odessa@macgh.org.