Reduce Excessive Gaming At Home

As a teacher, you get a rare look into the lives of teenagers. In the past few years, I’ve noticed the absolutely huge increase in the amount of online gaming among teenage boys, as well as some girls. The average gaming time for a teenage boy is 2 to 2.5 hours per day. Some play much more than that, approaching …

GameAware Holiday Program at Headspace

Mornings will feature educational workshops with engaging discussions and videos. These sessions talk through relatable gaming experiences and the mechanics of addiction from a psychosocial perspective. The workshops aim to give insight into how gaming compulsions come about, and what to do about it. Afternoons feature: These sessions aim to engage students and show them the opportunities that arise with social connection, …

Welcome to GameAware

Video games are awesome but they have a lot to answer for. I think that their problem is that they are engineered to be too awesome… so much so that some people can’t stop themselves from playing them. If you are a family struggling with someone who is spending far too much time gaming, it’s important that you see the big …