In our increasingly connected world, using the Internet comes with its multitude of benefits and is a daily affair for many of us. But when taken to the extreme, any device that has internet access can be addictive, such as smartphones or tablets. How do you know if you are spending an appropriate amount of time playing online games or on the Internet?
Join this public forum to learn more about Internet Gaming Disorder, excessive use of the Internet and the available avenues for help.
10.30am WELCOME ADDRESS by A/Prof Lee Cheng, Programme Director, NAMS
10.40am 'INTERNET ADDICTION' DISORDERS: IDENTIFICATION & TREATMENT APPROACHES by Dr Melvyn Zhang
11.00am MANAGING YOUR CHILD'S INTERNET JOURNEY by Dr Jiow Hee Jhee
11.20am COMMUNITY RESOURCES FOR INTERNET/ GAMING ADDICTIONS by Mr Alvin Seng
11.40am Q&A SESSION by Dr Melvyn Zhang, Dr Jiow Hee Jhee & Mr Alvin Seng