China’s Web Junkies: Internet Addiction, a Clinical Disorder
This disturbing, thought-provoking 7 minute video about internet addiction and how it affects children and their families sheds light on an issue that has yet to reach these proportions in the United States. We, at Changing Lives Foundation believe it is well-worth taking the time to watch. We welcome your thoughts at the bottom of this page. WATCH VIDEO
“Some kids are so hooked on these games, they think taking a restroom break will affect their performance…they wear diapers.”
This is a short documentary about a Chinese boot-camp-style treatment center for youth “addicted” to the Internet. Compulsive Internet use has been categorized as a mental health issue in many countries, including the United States, but China was among the first to label “Internet addiction” a clinical disorder.
RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES:
Addiction Recovery Resources for Families of Substance Abusers, Addicts and Alcoholics
Why Don’t They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.
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