Foundations Asheville + Nintendo Switch Parties = Success!
Can Video Games Help With Tech Addiction? It may seem a little strange to have a technology party, specifically video games, at a program that aims to defeat tech addiction in young adults. Often, the addiction stems from a lack of dysregulation and using technology as an unhealthy coping mechanism in managing stress and anxiety. […]
How Does Video Game Addiction Affect Mental Health in Young Adults?
Gone are the days when young adults needed a bulky gaming system to play their favorite video games. Today, most of them are able to carry their favorite games around with them in their pocket. Playing on the bus, in the car, at a friend’s house, or late into the night in bed has become […]
Internet Addiction Affects Study Skills in Young Adults
One of the biggest consequences of internet addiction can be the toll it takes on academic performance. Especially as technology is becoming integrated into classrooms, it can be hard to separate time spent online studying and time spent scrolling. While staying up late to play video games or snapchatting friends during class may have been […]
Are Video Games a Coping Mechanism or Problem Behavior?
Young adults play video games for different reasons. Some play for entertainment or competition, while others turn to video games as a way to cope with stress or anxiety. Understanding your young adult’s motivation to play may be key to identifying some of the causes of gaming disorder. The reason young adults turn to video […]
The Dilemma Behind the Device: Technology Addiction in Young Adults
Technology plays a huge role in the lives of today’s young adults. Social media, the internet, and communication platforms can easily grow to become all-consuming. While technology is a great thing, too much of anything can be dangerous. Technology addiction in young adults is not an uncommon issue. One may not even be aware of […]