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'I was having panic attacks': online gaming addiction is real
Like most teenage boys, Cam Adair played computer games. He would play the games – Starcraft: Brood War, World of Warcraft –with his cousin, or to unwind after school or hockey practice.
Thailand's Battle to Save its Kids From Online Gaming Addiction
Thailand is in the throes of a gaming addiction epidemic, with Thais spending more time online than people in any other nation in Asia. Scores of children and adolescents have been treated for addiction in recent months, their parents spending serious baht on rehab and hospital fees. The country has experienced an explosion in internet usage, and it now faces the serious challenge of unplugging its youth.
Tackling addiction, Thailand
How a rehabilitation centre in Thailand uses the ancient art of Thai boxing to help
young people recover from addiction problems.
The long road to recovery
Chiang Mai rehabilitation centre offers clients an edge in overcoming addictions
Gaming addicted Sydney teen secretly earned money online to fund habit
When a Sydney mum discovered her youngest son had been secretively earning money online she knew the hours spent in his bedroom had shifted from fun hobby to something more serious.
Reborn in rehab
A downward spiral of booze and drugs pushed Travis Young to breaking point.
Here’s how he turned his life around.
Addicted Young Men Escape for Intensive Holistic and Physical Activity Rehab
The rugged foothills of Chiang Mai’s commanding mountain ranges are the perfect setting for The Edge, a treatment centre for young men aged 16–30 suffering from addiction and behavioural issues. The ambience within this progressive clinic mirrors the vibrant spirit of Chiang Mai with its quirky hill tribes and laid-back vibe.
Holistic Recovery for Young Men: Interview With Alastair Mordey
The Cabin Addiction Services Group is a globally recognised addiction treatment provider with a collection of inpatient and outpatient treatment centres around the world; it now has nine facilities in five different countries. The Cabin group’s clinical method ‘Recovery Zones’ is practised across all centres and was authored by certified and accredited Addiction Counsellor Alastair Mordey who has over 15 years of experience; this model has a highly successful 96 per cent completion rate. Treatment at the centres is administered by a multidisciplinary team of highly experienced, licensed addiction specialists.
Should Netflix come with a warning label?
That was a theory posited at a recent panel debate on the growing trend of hammering through ‘box-set‘ TV series in marathon viewing sessions, and it immediately set off an alarm in my mind.
Stressed about your exam results?
Whether you’re waiting for your A-level or GCSE results– these next couple of weeks are pretty hard going for many teens – insomnia, loss of appetite and feeling high levels of anxiety are a reality for many young people. But, what can you do about it?
More Online Addicts Seek Overseas Boot Camps to Kick Habit
SINGAPORE — It took a US$48,000 (about S$67,000) overseas detox pro-gramme for 23-year-old Bernard Lim (not his real name) to kick his gaming addiction.
The Today Show - 28 Nov 2016
The Today Show – Australia’s # 1 breakfast show features The Cabin Chiang Mai and The Edge as the preferred addiction treatment provider of high profile Australians. Filming was strictly regulated in accordance with The Cabin’s confidentiality policy.
علاج شامل لانتزاع مدمنين من أنفاقهم المعتمة
أصبح مصطلح الإدمان يتردد كثيراً في المجتمعات عربية كانت أو أجنبية، وهو مشكلة تتفاقم يوماً بعد يوم. وهذا المصطلح ليس محصوراً بمادة معينة، فهناك أشكال كثيرة للإدمان.
Inside the Thai rehabilitation centre where Mitchell Pearce addressed his alcohol issues, more Aussies head to the retreat
The fortnightly hike was part of their therapy — the alternate week involved the same treacherous backdrop but with the dangerous addition of a mountain bike. The 15 men were part of The Edge, an offshoot that caters to those typically between the ages of 18 and 28, but whose counsellors look more at personality than date of birth when considering admission. Where traditional rehabilitation tends to focus heavily on psychotherapy, The Edge adds wilderness therapy, sports training and social responsibility awareness on top of its counselling sessions.
The article first appeared in the Sunday Telegraph, and was also published in the Sunday Mail.