A “Washington Post” article is a definite read if your child is hooked on computer games…. or any other addiction, for that matter. Authored by Caitlin Gibson, this article deals with “what happens when kids can’t turn them (video games) off.”
While the author states that the parents had turned to an Educational Consultant, as “their last option,” getting professional support and guidance need not be considered the end of the road. The reality is that there are many adolescents and their families that simply need special help. Teen addictions are not uncommon but they cannot be ignored or wished away. Professional help can make a huge difference.
This story has a happy ending. In this article you may also discover what help you may wish to consider for your teen. There are numerous good options and opportunities for guidance and support.