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 »

Cannabidiol

August 15, 2019 in Cannabidiol

CBD, otherwise known as Cannabidiol is all the rage these days! Recent studies and research evidence have revealed the potential applications of CBD to the field of healthcare. However, this is not the first time that CBD has been used; Cannabidiol has been used as early as the 1940s.  Continue reading »

What We Know About Depression

July 31, 2019 in 12 step, Austin addiction recovery programs, bad habit, becoming sober, Depression, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Information On Depression & Treatments, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Sober Living

Awareness of mental health conditions are on the rise, which is important for helping everyone to feel emotionally strong. While people have been dealing with depression since the beginning of time, we now know so much more about how to help people overcome symptoms such as severe exhaustion and apathy.  Continue reading »

The Pink Cloud of Recovery

July 3, 2019 in drug rehab

The path to recovery from a substance addiction can be a difficult one. One of the most challenging steps could be the immediate time following drug addiction treatment. It is during this period and perhaps at other durations that a recovering addict might be plagued by a medical condition known as pink cloud syndrome.  Continue reading »

Video Gaming Addiction, Limit Screen Time

June 28, 2019 in addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, drug rehab, Recovery Center Austin TX, 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 Adventure Therapy, Adventure Therpay, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, drug rehab, Recovery Center Austin TX, 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 »

Energy Drinks and Addiction

May 24, 2019 in 12 step, addiction treatment, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Austin addiction recovery programs, drug rehab, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Recovery Center Austin TX, Sober Living, Uncategorized

While energy drinks are known to boost as person’s stamina and energy, they can also be highly addictive. These drinks contain high amounts of caffeine, which is just one of the reasons as to why a person can become addicted to drinking them. Drinking too many energy drinks in a short period of time can be very damaging to a person’s health. However, the effects can be far worse since addiction to energy drinks can heighten the risk of using other drugs and eventually suffering from drug abuse. The best way to avoid becoming addicted to energy drinks is by being educated about the dangers of these drinks and the links that they have to addiction. 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 »

5 Addiction Recovery Hacks

April 11, 2019 in addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Alcohol Abuse, drug rehab, extended care, extended living, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Uncategorized

Sober living can be a difficult feat for those who are dealing with alcoholism and other drug addiction problems. As much as you’d love to get through the initial stages of anxiety and depression so that you can enjoy sober living, your codependency on drugs can make a relapse feel like an inevitable instance. However, you can fix your codependency on alcoholism and drug addiction through the proper techniques of addiction recovery. Continue reading »

Vacation Hacks for Staying Sober

April 10, 2019 in 12 step, addiction treatment, Adventure Therapy, Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Austin addiction recovery programs, drug rehab, Intensive Outpatient Program, IOP, Recovery Center Austin TX, Sober Living

Vacation Hacks for Staying Sober

Vacation is a great way to get away from the stresses of life, spend time with people you care about, and have fun. But if you’re in recovery, vacation isn’t as simple as getting away for a while. Everything you do need to help support your sobriety, including vacation. Just because you’re in recovery doesn’t mean you can’t go on vacation. But if you’re thinking about taking some time away, it’s important to stay sober the whole time. Understanding why you should stay sober for life, including on vacation, and using some tips to help support your sobriety can make the difference between a great vacation and a relapse. Continue reading »

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