Obsessive Internet Use Linked with Teen Depression

Spending hours on the Internet may trigger depression, say researchers from Australia and China. Numerous studies have documented the link between mental illness and pathological Internet use, though the majority have found that excessive online behavior tends to occur as a result of conditions such as anxiety and depression, either as a way to self-medicate […]

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Questionnaire To Help You Determine if Treatment May be Needed for Internet and Video Game Addiction

Brief Questionnaires to Assess for Addiction to the Internet and Video Games  It is very likely you or your child is addicted to the Internet if most or all of the following statements are true: Preoccupied with the Internet (thinks about previous online activity or anticipate next online session). Uses the Internet with increasing amounts […]

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Research Studies and Articles about Violent Video Games and the Impact they have on Young People

Collegiate Coaching Services does not particularly support all statements made in these articles/videos; They are for educational and informational purposes only. http://videogames.procon.org/: Video Games ProCon.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit website that presents facts, studies, and pro and con statements on questions related to whether or not video games contribute to youth violence. http://www.hooked-on-games.com/ Website created by […]

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Video Games… Do they contribute to violence?

“You know what’s really exciting about video games is you don’t just interact with the game physically—you’re not just moving your hand on a joystick, but you’re asked to interact with the game psychologically and emotionally as well. You’re not just watching the characters on screen; you’re becoming those characters.” Nina Huntemann, Game Over Our […]

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Internet and Video Gaming and how they are affecting our young people

Internet and Video Gaming Problems We are seeing more young people who are struggling to manage their time on computers and XBOX. They are losing touch with friends at school, dropping activities they used to enjoy, fighting more with parents, and are experiencing slipping grades. In addition, and quite concerning is young people are experiencing […]

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Community Connections

We empower young adults to develop a community of friends and peers by introducing them to what interests them, and to activities and events that challenge them to move out of their comfort zone. The coach will attend community-based activities, meetings, and school functions with the young adult to help reduce any social anxiety they […]

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Recovery

Our team of coaches and therapists support young adults to take the initial steps through doors that have been difficult or impossible to walk through due to social anxiety, depression, lack of confidence and low motivation. We recognize that our clients have a history of engaging in behaviors and distractions such as substance abuse, gaming […]

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