Where: Beale Library Auditorium, 701 Truxtun Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93301

When: Thursday, April 19th at 5:00pm

Could you have a teen addicted to the internet? Are they an obsessive gamer who prefers the virtual world over reality? Learn about the evolving diagnosis and treatment that takes place for three teens in China with the Kern County Library who will be having a free screening of Web Junkie.


Web Junkie Conversation Starters:

There are lots of things that teens can do online (e.g., hang out in chat rooms, use social media, look for music or videos), but the patients in the treatment center for using the Internet excessively were nearly all involved in gaming. Why do you think that might be the case?

For more discussion prompts, download the discussion guide.

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