Cam Adair is the founder of Game Quitters, the world’s largest support community for video game addiction, with members in 45 countries. A talented hockey player, Cam’s life took a dramatic turn at the age of 11 when he began to experience intense bullying which led him to drop out of high school not once but twice. He never graduated, never went to college and struggled with depression for many years. Now as a motivational speaker he travels around the world sharing his message on how we can harness the adversity we face as fuel for growth, connection and purpose. His story has been featured in two TEDx Talks and on major media outlets like FOX. Today Cam shares weekly videos on YouTube where his work has been seen by over a half a million people, and in his spare time Cam enjoys traveling, DJing and surfing. Born in Canada, he currently lives in beautiful San Diego, California.
Catching up with Cam in this interview, offers so many insights for those who have struggled with any sort of addiction. Whether you are a parent, friend, or has had your own challenges in battling an addiction of any kind, the stories heard here and Cam’s simple approach in leveraging social media, mindfulness, and positive psychology will certainly propel you into a different perspective. For more on Cam check out- GameQuitters.com, or subscribe to his YouTube channel Game Quitters.