Pokémon Go has been receiving lots of media attention recently. But what is this game doing for players’ health? It’s reasonable to believe a game based off of physical movement is getting people up and moving, but is there more? We often overlook additional health factors that are more than surface deep. Pokémon Go is helping people with invisible illnesses, such as social disorders, anxiety, or depression. Take a look at the article “Pokemon Go Reportedly Helping People’s Mental Health, Depression” written by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. and published by PsychCentral.com.
Remember to stay safe while playing with some helpful tips from these two articles:
Play ‘Pokemon Go’ Without Landing in the ER
10 ‘Pokemon Go’ Real World Dangers to Avoid