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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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How Do You Stop a Process Addiction?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: January 10, 2023Updated: December 21, 2022Process addictions share some similarities with substance use disorders and can often be treated with similar methods. Though teen process addiction doesn’t involve the use of toxic, harmful chemicals, it can still end with debilitating mental health…

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3 Benefits of Ditching the Smartphone This Holiday Season

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamAuthored BySharon FindlaySharon Findlay read morePublished: December 5, 2021Updated: December 8, 2021As the holidays approach, daylight savings kicks in, and people spend more time inside. At this time of year, your teen might experience an urge to spend extra time on their smartphone.…

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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 ByDoug CarterDoug Carter 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…

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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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Common Process Addictions Among Teens

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 18, 2021Updated: April 16, 2021Process addictions, also known as behavioral addictions, are common among teens. While many people think about using drugs or alcohol when they hear the word “addiction,” the reality is that there are many kinds of addictions. Teens may…

Teen Moral Development Impaired by Gaming

How Gaming Can Impair Your Son’s Moral Development

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: March 12, 2021Updated: April 13, 2021Gaming has become more realistic than ever before. The level of graphic improvement in games is so much that it’s easy to see how some teens can view these game situations as real-life experiences. However, gaming can…