(New York Post) -- The kids are not alright, and parents are hoping someone else will do something about it. Last week, Bloomberg reported on parents seeking out rehab for children addicted to the popular video game “Fortnite.” One Michigan mom told of how her son had “been logging 12 hours a day on the video game.”
This wasn’t the first time “Fortnite” addiction created a stir. In June, there was a story out of the UK about a girl who had wet herself because she didn’t want to stop playing the game. When her parents tried to take away her Xbox system, she hit her father in the face. Seemingly out of options, the parents sent their daughter to rehab to treat her video-game addiction.
That girl was 9 years old. The idea that her parents couldn’t just force her to stop playing — by, say, taking away the video game console that they bought her — didn’t seem to be entertained. She needed professional help.
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