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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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Does Social Media Addiction Rehab Exist?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: January 20, 2022Updated: January 3, 2022Most parents today worry their child spends too much time on social media. While families may joke about screen addictions, social media addictions are real. A form of process addiction, social media…

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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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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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Healthy Restrictions on Social Media for Your Teen

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 12, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021Social media is a big part of most teen’s lives. It’s an excellent tool for communicating with family and friends. Teen social media use also allows them to socialize with people who have similar interests and beliefs.…

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Learning About The Dangers Of Social Media To Avoid Abuse

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 4, 2021Updated: June 25, 2021In recent years, social media has become increasingly popular among people of all age groups. In fact, as of January 2019, 45 percent of the population worldwide used social media as a form of entertainment. Unfortunately, social…

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Examples of Process Addictions

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 2, 2021Updated: March 3, 2022When people think of addiction, they often think of substance abuse. However, there is another type of addiction that many teens today are battling: process addictions. Process addictions are compulsions to engage in activities or behaviors in…

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What Are Some Signs Of Social Media Addiction?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 25, 2021Updated: June 1, 2021In recent years, social media browsing became a favorite pastime for many people. In 2018, billions of people used social media as a form of entertainment. This number is expected to increase in the next decade. It…

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What Can Process Addiction Treatment Do for Me?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 29, 2021Updated: April 16, 2021A process addiction is a type of disorder in which a person engages in reparative behavior that has a negative impact on a person’s life. This compulsive behavior becomes difficult to control, often leading to an inability…