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In this section we will go on to discuss over the coming months, what is an addiction? How do I know if my child is addicted to Video Games? What are the signs to look for? Where do I go to get support? How can I support my child? How do we as parents negotiate screen time, computer time and time playing video games with our children and teenagers?
Further Information: Useful Links
If you are concerned about your child or have any questions about parenting in Luxembourg you can contact the Online Parent service in English at the Kanner Jugend Telefon
Addictions.com: Support for parents or young people concerned about addictions to Gaming.
Common Sense Media: The leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families make smart media choices, by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools. Their Parent Concerns and Parent Blog sections are crammed with articles and practical advice to aid families in understanding and navigating the pitfalls and possibilities of raising children in the digital age.
Further Information: Recommended Reading
Video Game Addiction Handbook For Parents by Cameron Adair and Karim Saleh (2014)
This guide outlines why children get addicted to gaming. How you can identify if your child is addicted and what you can do about it. Useful information for any concerned parent.
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Last updated: Monday, 15th May, 2017