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Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway Attends the Opening of the Blue Cross Treatment Center Slemdal

On the 27th of January, 2015, the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, joined the Blue Cross of Norway at the official opening ceremony of a new treatment center in the Slemdal neighborhood of Oslo. General Secretary of BC Norway, Jan Elverum, said that “In recent years, the Blue Cross (Norway) has been forced to downsize treatment. We now see a new development, which is very... read more

IFBC Receives ZEWO Certification

In December 2014 the International Blue Cross received the ZEWO seal of approval. ZEWO is the Swiss certification body for charitable Organizations that collect donations. The seal of approval stands for: - dedicated, efficient and effective use of resources - transparent information and significant accounting - independent and appropriate control structures - open communication and fair... read more

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Rehabilitating from games addiction can be harder than de-toxing from substances
Anne Babb
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Anne Babb

Rehabilitating from games addiction can be harder than de-toxing from substances

27 January 2015 - In many countries internet games, slot machines, computer games and betting are creating a new addiction problem. Gambling addictions may lead people and families to severe debts and therefore to severe problems. There is a large population of youth who play computer games and miss out on studying, socialising, working and even sleep due to these addictions. Their families feel helpless when they see young person’s life slipping away to a computer world. The challenge is that the world is full of mobile devices that enable access to games. How can somebody with games addition get away from these devices and start the recovery... Read more

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