- Video Game Addiction: Fortnite, League of Legends, Call of Duty
Video Game Addiction in Young Adults
Video game addiction in Young Adults is at some of its highest levels right now. With millions and millions of young adults gaming at unhealthy levels there are some signs and symptoms to look for in your child. Such as, addiction negatively impacting your relationship, hurting their success in the future, affecting their daily life.
Many young adults are addicted to games like Fortnite, League of Legends, and Call of Duty.
Our program is in one of the richest adventure activity centers in the US. Our base camp, Sky Valley is just a short drive from Asheville NC, recognized by adventure magazine as one of the top destinations in the country. Sky Valley is a 500 acre mountaintop property with a trout-stocked lake, a waterfall, log cabin classrooms, student housing, a dining hall, and a myriad of trails for hiking and exploration that connect to miles of state forest. From here, we launch multi-day river and backcountry expeditions into the surrounding wilderness.
Starting the Conversation
Fortnite is the latest craze in video games. It is a very popular cross-platform game that nearly 40 million gamers play each month.
This highly addictive game constantly creates updates to keep players interested and engaged. The updates can feed into a game addiction making the player hooked and wanting to see what is new.
League of Legends
League of Legends is another highly addictive game with a massive following. There are worldwide tournaments for this game as well as a large streaming audience. Additionally, this game has a large community where gamers can interact and create relationships/teams.
Call of Duty
Call of Duty is a franchise that has been around for many years. This first person shooter game allows the player to feel like they are in the game. There are many different formats that Call of Duty follows but the most popular is their online play. Call of Duty allows players to all play and interact together either by voice or text. There are online and in person tournaments for Call of Duty all year round all over the world.
Therapy at Trails Momentum
So often we are asked “Is this therapy?” For those who are “done with it all” or think “therapy” is a dirty word, it would easy to say no, but that isn’t the whole story.
The truth is, we do have licensed, experienced therapists on staff who guide our students on a journey of growth, healing, and relief. With that being said, this isn’t traditional therapy. Trails Momentum is a transformative experience, offering adventure, true friendships, skill building, planning, self-advocacy and more.
Trails Momentum is the place to choose change, and help students feel inspired by what they are capable of.