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Family & Relationships Parents sent their 9-year-old daughter to rehab after she became addicted to playing 'Fortnite'

18:31  14 june  2018
18:31  14 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

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Parents sent their 9 - year - old daughter to rehab after she became addicted to playing ' Fortnite '. After their daughter admitted her habits to them, the parents sent her to be treated by Steven Pope, a Lancashire-based addiction therapist.

A 9 - year - old girl was placed in rehab after becoming so addicted to the video game Fortnite that she wet herself rather than quit playing . The counselor told the report that he had been contacted by dozens of parents over the last few months, concerned their children were addicted to Fortnite .

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  • Parents living in the UK sent their nine-year-old daughter to rehab after she became addicted to the video game "Fortnite."
  • The girl played for up to 10 hours a day, slept through classes, and wet herself instead going to the bathroom, according to her mother.
  • The therapist treating her says she's not the only person seeking help for "Fortnite" addiction.


A nine-year-old girl living in the UK was sent to an addiction rehabilitation program after becoming addicted to "Fortnite," the wildly popular video game with more than 125 million players, the girl's parents told British newspaper The Sunday People.

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9 - Year - Old Girl Sent to Rehab for ' Fortnite ' Addiction . After she admitted to playing the game until 5 a.m. while her parents slept, they admitted her for psychotherapy after meeting an addictions counselor, who has stated he’s been contacted by several parents with Fortnite - addicted children.

UNITED KINGDOM - A 9 - year - old girl was placed in rehab after becoming so addicted to the video game Fortnite that she wet herself rather than quit The Mirror reports a U.K. couple originally bought their daughter an Xbox in January, and it wasn't long before they noticed the girl was becoming

The girl's mother, Carol (whose last name was not used to protect the family's privacy), told The Sunday People that they bought their daughter an XBox in January, where the daughter played the game. By March, the parents noticed her grades were slipping, she'd been neglecting extracurricular activities, and racking up charges on their credit card for in-game purchases. Her teachers told them she was falling asleep in class.  

Carol said they decided to seek therapy after the daughter began wetting herself because she didn't want to stop playing.

"We had no idea, when we let her play the game, of the ­addictive nature or the impact it could have on her mental health," she said. "She is in ­therapy for the addiction after she ­became withdrawn, ­agitated, and disturbed from playing up to ten hours a day – sometimes playing until dawn, wetting ­herself so she didn’t have to leave the screen.

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She was so addicted that she wet herself to continue playing . One UK couple would likely agree, after their nine - year - old daughter was put into rehab to address her addiction to Fortnite . The parents said they had limited their daughter ’s playtime on the Xbox to one hour during school nights

A nine - year - old girl has found herself in rehab after she became so addicted to playing Fortnite that she would wet herself rather than stop playing . Her parents told The Daily Mirror that their daughter , who is still at primary school, would get up in the middle of the night to keep playing

The parents tried limiting her time on the XBox, but she continued anyway — and often didn't get up to go to the bathroom.

"My husband saw her light on in the night and found her sitting on a urine-soaked ­cushion playing the game," Carol said. "I found her backside was red-raw. She was so hooked to the game she wouldn’t even go to the toilet."

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After their daughter admitted her habits to them, the parents sent her to be treated by Steven Pope, a Lancashire-based addiction therapist.

Pope said "Fortnite" is a highly addictive game, and he's been contacted by multiple parents with the same concerns.

"Over the last two months I’ve been ­contacted by dozens of parents with children as young as eight showing signs of addiction to 'Fortnite,'" Pope told The Sunday People. "I’ve been working in this field for three decades and never seen anything like it, how widespread and potentially damaging this is."

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found her sitting on a urine-soaked ­cushion playing the game .' She was so hooked to the game she wouldn't even go to the toilet But experts fear many children are at risk of developing mental health problems as a result of over-exposure to violent and addictive video games . Fortnite 's most popular.

A 9 - year - old girl in the United Kingdom was sent to rehab after she became so addicted to Fortnite that she wet herself rather than take bathroom breaks, her parents said. In January, Carol and Richard, who withheld their last names to protect the identity of their child

Pope didn't immediately respond to INSIDER's request for comment. Epic Games, which produces "Fortnite," didn't immediately respond to INSIDER's request for comment.

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