Reference 2018-599

REF:           2018-599

Subject:       Gaming addiction



Could I please have the types of services offered for internet gaming disorder/ gaming addiction at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

– The number of behavioural specialists on gaming addiction within the trust

– Number of child and adolescent specialists who offer treatment for this disorder

– Lowest age limit for referral to service

– Number of job title of mental health professionals within each service who offer treatment for internet gaming disorder


I would also like to gather specific information about any people who have been referred for treatment for internet gaming disorder/ gaming addiction over the past five years:

– Number of referrals for problem gaming

– Age of referrals

– Gender of referrals

– Type of treatment

– How many completed treatment

– How many dropped out of treatment

– How many are currently in treatment

– Any games that were mentioned as specific issues




Unfortunately we do not hold this information, you will need to contact Greater Manchester Mental Health at the following address: