Did you miss Dr. Weigle’s presentation Screen Time, Gaming Disorder & Mental Health: A Virtual Addiction? Watch the replay today.
Playing video games has become almost ubiquitous among youth. Many popular video games reward players with randomized digital content with real-world value, blurring the lines with gambling. Gaming disorder is a behavioral addiction to online games. Learn more in the replay.
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NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is a nonprofit grassroots organization working at the national, state and local community levels to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their families.
NAMI Farmington Valley, CT an affiliate of NAMI and NAMI-CT, was founded in June 2004, to respond to the mental health needs of the greater Farmington Valley community.
Our mission is to:
SUPPORT people with mental illnesses including children, and their friends and families.
EDUCATE and inform people with mental illnesses and their families about services and treatment available in the community.
ELIMINATE STIGMA by developing public understanding of the challenges of living with a serious mental illness.
ADVOCATE for better services and treatments, protection of rights and research.