Gaming addiction: Winning your life back


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  • Sunday, 27 Jan 2019

Adair says that for four years, he had waited for the government or some non-profit to solve the problem gaming addicts were facing, but no one was doing anything. ‘This was back in 2011. There was very little help back then. So I felt a responsibility that I had to do something more.’ — Photos: The Cabin Chiang Mai

A young Canadian found that his gaming addiction led him to the point of contemplating suicide, so he quit gaming and now shares his story around the world.

This morning my Uber driver was in tears. While driving me to the ­airport he asked where I was heading and I said Adelaide for a speaking gig on videogame addiction.

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