Category Archives for "Game Addiction Help"

Leading, Building and Fighting in the Virtual World--Why Video Games Appeal to Boys

Leading, Building and Fighting in the Virtual World – Why Video Games Appeal to Boys

By Star Guides Wilderness | Boys Addictions , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Gaming And Social Media Addictions , Girls Addictions , Video Game Addiction

Many of today’s children have been interacting with digital devices since before they were old enough to talk. For many children, this can be a harmless interest in experiencing virtual worlds. But for some kids, especially boys, that simple interest can develop into a gaming addiction. This can have a serious impact on their emotional […]

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Teenage Boy Addicted To Video Gaming At Home

Video Game Addiction Signs – Have they changed since 2012

By StarGuides Wilderness Staff | Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Gaming And Social Media Addictions , Video Game Addiction

Recently we stumbled upon an article from CNN written back in 2012 entitled “5 warning signs of gaming addiction”. One of the leaders in that field is Dr. Han Doug-hyun, from Chung-Ang University Hospital in Seoul, South Korea’s capital. Han’s research lab treats people who are addicted to games using techniques similar to those used […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Top Signs You Need Counseling For Gaming Addiction

Top Signs You Need Counseling For Gaming Addiction

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Girls Addictions , Video Game Addiction

Contrary to popular belief, video game addiction is not just prevalent among kids. In fact, increasing numbers of adults suffer from online video gaming addiction. Research shows that video game addicts play games as it provides them an easy escape from the real world. While there is no harm in playing mentally stimulating video games, […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - The dangers of online hookup

The dangers of online hookup

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Game Addiction Help , Internet Addiction , Tech Addiction

Despite the widespread prevalence of the online hookup culture today, there are ways to protect your teens from crossing the line. The Internet, even though an extraordinary connectivity tool, brings with it a host of issues, especially for adolescents who are not aware of its dark side. Often, excessive use of social media platforms and […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - How To Deal With A Child Struggling With Addiction

How To Deal With A Child Struggling With Addiction

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Cybersex Addiction , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Girls Addictions , Internet Addiction , Porn Addiction , Pornography Addiction , Sex Addiction , Smart Phone Addiction , SmartPhone Addiction , Tech Addiction , Video Game Addiction

Breaking free from addiction can be a painful, emotionally draining journey for adults, let alone children. Addiction has many forms, but the reality is that it can take a toll on an individual’s family life. Parents, in particular, of children struggling with addiction, find it extremely challenging to deal with the consequences of their behavior. […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Alternatives To Video Game Addiction

Alternatives To Video Game Addiction

By Matt Bulkley | Addiction Treatment , Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Girls Addictions , Video Game Addiction

Video game addiction is a serious issue that is likely to take a toll on a child’s mental and physical well-being. With the emergence of games like Candy Crush, Counter Strike, and Angry Birds to name just a few, teenagers spend almost their entire day playing games on their cell phones or laptops. If you […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - Unveiling the connection between violence and video game addiction

Unveiling the connection between violence and video game addiction

By Matt Bulkley | Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Girls Addictions , Video Game Addiction

Video gaming is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States today. Research firm, Newzoo has forecasted total video gaming revenue worth $24.05 billion for 2015, with mobile games generating $7.2 billion and console games representing $11.1 billion. While these figures reveal the gaming industry’s major role in the economy, excessive use of […]

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STAR Guides Wilderness - STAR Guides protects teens from online sexual exploitation, helps them deal with video game

STAR Guides protects teens from online sexual exploitation, helps them deal with video game

By Matt Bulkley | Addiction Treatment , Blog Education Series , Boys Addictions , Child Exploitation , Game Addiction Help , Gaming Addiction , Girls Addictions , Online Sexual Exploitation , Video Game Addiction

STAR Guides offers a unique rehabilitation program for teens struggling to cope with online sexual exploitation video game addiction June 11th 2015, ST. GEORGE, UTAH: Rapid technological advancement has significantly improved our lives, but it has led to a new wave of complications at the same time. Online sexual exploitation, cyber bullying, and video game […]

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