"It would be a good idea if parents just turned the internet off" Councillor on Video Game Addiction

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As of today, the NHS will accept referrals for young people addicted to video games. The new service is aimed at game-addicted youngsters aged 13 to 25. This comes after an announcement in June that children with gambling addiction would be able to access specialist services. But is video gaming really an addiction? We asked councilor Diana Parkinson if she was surprised to see the NHS offering support for people addicted to video games. For more stories visit our website www.sputniknews.com Listen to us online sputniknews.com/popup/radio/ Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/SputnikNews Follow us on Twitter twitter.com/SputnikInt Follow us on Instagram www.instagram.com/sputnik_news/ We'd also love to get your feedback at radio@sputniknews.com

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