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Is Process Addiction More Addictive Than Substance Abuse?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: February 3, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023Teen process addictions can be tough to break free from, leaving many to wonder whether they are more addictive than substance use disorders. If your teenage boy is struggling with a process addiction, call Foothills at Red…

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What Are Substance Abuse Triggers for Teens?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 31, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Physical dependence is one of the biggest challenges for a teen trying to overcome substance use—but it’s far from the only one. Addiction has a psychological component that a teen continues dealing with even after completing a…

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Is Playing Video Games a Form of Addiction?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 26, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022In today’s world, video games are everywhere. They’re on computers, gaming consoles, cell phones, and across the internet. In fact, the video game industry today is larger than the movie and music industries combined. These games can…

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What Causes Mood Disorders Amongst Adolescent Boys?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 24, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Teenage attitudes have something of a reputation. Most parents have their fair share of challenges when it comes to parenting a teen. But sometimes, teen behaviors go far beyond typical teen angst. Understanding what a mood disorder…

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How Can DBT Help Your Teen in Addiction Treatment

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 21, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023Dialectical behavior therapy, also known as DBT, is among the most comprehensive talk therapy options for treating substance use disorders and mental health conditions. It can be the last resort when other treatment options fail to produce…

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What to Expect in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 20, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023In the case of most substance use disorders and mental health conditions, cognitive-behavioral therapy for teens is a good idea. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a form of therapy that provides what adolescents and teens need.All adolescents and…

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When Should I Seek Social Media Addiction Treatment for My Teenage Son?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 19, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022It is common to see teenagers glued to their phones. How can a parent recognize when a teen’s social media use has become problematic? Social media use can turn into an addiction, and knowing the signs can…

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What Are the Dangers of Vaping?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 17, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Vape pens are often portrayed as a healthier alternative to cigarettes, even though most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. They are illegal for teens to use and can lead to nicotine dependence. If your teen is vaping, teen substance…

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Best Alcohol Rehabs for Teens Near Fayetteville, NC

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 15, 2023Updated: January 24, 2023Nearly 150 teenagers in North Carolina died as a result of alcohol in 2018.1 This startling statistic makes finding a teen alcohol rehab near Fayetteville, NC, all the more important. In Fayetteville, alcohol use and its effects…

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What Therapy Activity Is Right for Your Teen?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 13, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Teenagers face a host of mental health challenges throughout their adolescence. With compounding pressures from their parents, social circles, and school, many develop mental health challenges that can significantly impede their well-being. Teen therapy activities can help…

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