This factsheet provides brief information about internet and gaming addiction and suggests a range of suitable digital mental health programs and services to help manage them.
This factsheet is designed for mental health professionals to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. Others are welcome to use or share this resource for general information purposes only and within the scope of their professional role.
What is covered in this factsheet?
This factsheet provides brief information about how digital mental health resources can help people affected by internet or gaming addiction and suggests a range of suitable Australian, evidence-based, free, and low-cost digital mental health resources.
The types of digital resources suggested include:
- Free phone and online counselling services.
- Online programs and websites providing up-to-date information and targeted treatment for internet or gaming addiction.
- Apps providing useful skills and strategies relevant to internet or gaming addiciton.
Who should use this factsheet?
This factsheet is designed for clinicians to use, whether as a resource to share with clients or as a reference guide. However, anyone is welcome to use or share this resource.
You may like to email or share this factsheet directly with clients experiencing internet or gaming addiction who you feel could benefit from digital mental health resources.
Otherwise, you may like to keep this factsheet handy as a reference guide for suitable digital mental health resources for internet or gaming addiction.
Current as at 23 Febraury 2023.
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