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How Gaming and Social Media are Designed to Keep Your Teenagers Hooked

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Grace Episcopal Cathedral

701 Southwest 8th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66603

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Cam Adair shares his personal journey of overcoming his addiction to the gaming world .

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With almost all teenagers playing video games regularly, 13% of them reporting symptoms of a problem, and the introduction of college scholarships for eSports, the time is now to ensure teenagers have a healthy and productive relationship with gaming and social media. In this masterclass, Cam Adair shares his personal journey of overcoming his addiction to the gaming world and offers key insights into how gaming and social media are designed to keep your teenager hooked. He also takes an evidence-based approach to help you identify at-risk teenagers, and shares practical strategies to help them thrive in a world dominated by technology. Named one of Canada's Top 150 Leaders in Mental Health, this is a presentation you cannot afford to miss.

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- How video games are designed to keep teenagers hooked

- The four emotional needs gaming fulfills

- How to assess at-risk teenagers (including a screening tool)

- How to communicate effectively and build rapport around gaming

- How the brain is impacted by gaming and social media

- The four key steps and other practical tips to recovery

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