Adapted from The Vancouver Sun
Teenage Internet addiction* is on the rise in B.C.
Many teenagers now spend 7 to 14 hours a day on the Internet.
Parents and teachers worry
these teenagers might be addicted to the Internet.
* (say: ah-dik-shun)
Read the PDF. Try the Exercise.
Visit the links:
- A directory of B.C. counsellors for Internet addiction
- A CBC article on worldwide Internet addiction
- A PBS video about an “Internet rescue camp” in South Korea
There are many signs of Internet addiction:
Illustrations: Nola Johnston