The Brisbane Boys’ College Parents and Friends’ Association is pleased to present a parent forum with international presenter and addiction expert Mr Glen Gerreyn.

Glen will speak about the nature and process of addiction and provide valuable advice for parents to better understand the issues and how to help your child develop healthy habits.

Don’t miss this interactive, relevant and contemporary presentation on the nature and process of addiction including examples of computer usage, drugs and alcohol, social media, video games, smartphones, pornography, toxic relationships and more. Because we all have the potential to be addicted to something, Game Over addresses the psychological effects of addiction rather than just the physical attributes of chemical substances.

The seminar will cover the four psychological effects of addiction; experimentation, misuse, fixation and dependency. Glen will share the emotional states associated with each stage and the behaviour characteristics that accompany them. This gives parents a realistic and ‘everyday’ understanding on how easily addiction can progress from one stage to the next.

Reverend Graham Cole will also join the forum, to share with parents how the issue of pornography is currently addressed with the boys through various points in the Christian Education and Life and Belief Issues curriculum.

Date: Wednesday 30 October
Time: 6.15pm arrival for a 7.00pm start
Venue: Birtles Library Lecture Theatre
Tickets: $15 – includes a drink on arrival
RSVP: Click here to purchase tickets
Ticket sales close Monday 28 October

This is a parent only event.