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Why Addiction to Smartphone Could be a Bad Thing

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 8, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022The era of rampant smartphone use has ushered in a new wave of addictive behaviors. Nearly everyone has a smartphone, and most people understand the compulsion to constantly check their messages, scroll on social media, or find…

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Why Addiction to Social Media Could be a Bad Thing

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 6, 2022Updated: August 5, 2022Social media is a fantastic tool that allows everyone with internet access to connect with friends down the street and new people worldwide. While social media itself is a positive thing, spending too much time immersed in…

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Searching for a Gaming Addiction Treatment Program near North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 11, 2022Updated: May 11, 2022With near-constant access to video games, it’s no wonder that teenage boys are displaying unprecedented levels of addiction to various genres, platforms, and types of games. Video game addiction can be very severe and disruptive; therefore, it’s…

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Teen Gaming Addiction Rehab Available in North Carolina

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: December 27, 2021Updated: December 22, 2021Today, teenagers spend more and more time playing video games. While video games can be fun and engaging, the hobby can quickly turn into an addiction for some. For many, compulsive video…

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Dangers of Social Media Dependency

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 16, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021For parents today, it can seem like social media has taken over their child’s life. While teens might think their parents are exaggerating, studies show social media is increasingly addictive, especially among…

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Physical Effects of Process Addiction on the Body

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: November 4, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021At Foothills at Red Oak Recovery, we treat behavioral disorders and process addictions from every angle and possibility. Our treatment methods include evidence-based therapies, holistic healing approaches, psychological testing, family therapy, and…

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6 Signs Your Loved One Is Struggling With a Process Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored By read morePublished: November 3, 2021Updated: November 19, 2021Discussion of addiction typically centers on the abuse of drugs or alcohol. These are probably the most widespread use disorders, not just in the United States but around the world. Addiction isn’t limited to…

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Ways Your Teen Could Be Abusing Social Media

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 27, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021Today’s teens spend a lot of time online, often using one of many social media platforms. Studies show that social networking could play a significant role in everything from teen depression to substance abuse. The dangers of social media…

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The Harm Of Video Game Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: August 7, 2021Updated: August 18, 2021Today, billions of people play video games. Whether they play on their phones, their computers, or a console, there is a game for nearly everyone. However, all too often, people can begin to become addicted to the…

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3 Alternatives to Video Games You Can Offer Your Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: July 17, 2021Updated: July 21, 2021Technology has made life better in many ways, but video games can take up a lot of time and even affect your teen’s social and school life. Video game alternatives make it easier for them to connect…