Screen Addiction Treatment Options Available

March 4, 2020 in Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

As if kids and teenagers don’t have enough problems to deal with in life, there’s a relatively new phenomenon that’s causing substantial problems for them across the world. It’s called screen or digital addiction. Some experts will liken this new affliction to more familiar addictions like slot machine addiction. In other words, the individual gets stimuli from a device (computer, tablet, smartphone) that has a screen, and the stimuli becomes so powerful that it begins interfering with the person’s life. Continue reading »

How to Find Work During Aftercare

September 29, 2019 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, austin, Austin addiction recovery programs, Ayahuasca Addiction, bad habit, becoming sober, Blog, Cannabidiol, depression, Depression, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, goals, habits, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Rehab Hawaii, Sober Living, Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

Infographic job search diagram for aftercare.

Ways to Find Work After Rehab

If you’ve recently progressed through alcohol or drug rehab and have learned how to cope with and manage your addiction, you should feel like a new person. Getting through drug or alcohol treatment can be difficult and will invariably come with numerous obstacles that need to be overcome. Continue reading »

Understanding, Treating and Preventing Digital Addiction

August 28, 2019 in Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

In recent years, the world has been consumed with technology. The digital age has exploded in the modern world, and reliance on technology increases every day. Most people know when to take a break from their laptops, tablets and smartphones to just relax and enjoy the world outside, but some people become too invested in their tech. The issue has become so bad that new mental health problems have developed as a result.  Continue reading »

Video Gaming Addiction, Limit Screen Time

June 28, 2019 in addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, drug rehab, Sober Living, Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

Video games have come a long way since the days of Pong. With the advent of cell phones and online gaming, anyone can play at any time. Additionally, people, particularly young people, are spending significantly more time on the internet than in prior years. They not only play games; they use social media, stream videos, listen to music, and do research and homework assignments. Continue reading »

The WHO (World Health Organization) Officially Makes Video Gaming Disorder a Mental Health Classification.

June 5, 2019 in addiction recovery, Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, drug rehab, Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

The World Health Organization’s announcement to include gaming disorder a medical diagnosis.

Through the years, video games have gotten a bad rap. They are seen as a major distraction, with tech addiction affecting people of all ages and all genders. They have remained controversial through the years with their graphic topics covering violence and sexuality. And now, video games have taken the limelight globally for being recognized as an alarming disorder. Continue reading »

The Early Warning Signs of Screen Addiction

April 17, 2019 in Tech Addiction, Video Gaming Addiction

As if kids and teenagers don’t have enough problems to deal with in life, there’s a relatively new phenomenon that’s causing substantial problems for them across the world. It’s called screen or digital addiction. Some experts will liken this new affliction to more familiar addictions like slot machine addiction. In other words, the individual gets stimuli from a device (computer, tablet, smartphone) that has a screen, and the stimuli becomes so powerful that it begins interfering with the person’s life. Continue reading »

How Video Gaming Addiction Can Harm Your Marriage

January 24, 2019 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, drug rehab, extended care, Sober Living, Tech Addiction, Uncategorized, Video Gaming Addiction

It’s no secret that drug addiction, alcoholism, and even social media addiction are among the leading causes of divorces today. However, there’s a relatively new form of addiction that has begun rearing its ugly head and is quickly becoming one of the leading causes of failed marriages; video gaming addiction. Continue reading »

Your Kid’s Brain on Video Games

January 6, 2019 in addiction recovery, Austin addiction recovery programs, Rehab Hawaii, Tech Addiction, Uncategorized, Video Gaming Addiction

Over the last ten years, video games have steadily etched their way into one of the most preferred form of entertainment throughout the world as a result of the steady decrease in TV viewing habits. This is because video games are no longer limited to arcades or homes. Portable systems and mobile devices have made gaming a possibility no matter where you are. Nonetheless, consoles and computers remain widely popular gaming systems. Continue reading »

Navigating Safely into the New Year while in Recovery

December 31, 2018 in 12 step, addiction recovery, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Austin addiction recovery programs, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Tech Addiction, Uncategorized, Video Gaming Addiction

While recovering from any addiction, it’s important to avoid anything that can trigger a relapse. This is especially difficult during the Christmas season because the holiday tends to be longer than the others. Also, there are more celebrations, family and friends reunions scheduled for this time of the year than at any other time of the year. Continue reading »

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