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Examples of Process Addictions

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 12, 2024Updated: June 13, 2024When people think of addiction, they often think of substance abuse. However, there is another type of addiction that many teens today are battling: process addiction. Process addictions are compulsions to engage in activities or behaviors despite…

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5 Ways to Stop a Gaming Addiction

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 11, 2024Updated: June 13, 2024Gaming addiction is real, and many teens struggle to limit the amount of time playing video games. In some cases, gaming becomes the focus of a person’s life, negatively affecting their physical and mental health as well…

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How Long Does a Psychological Evaluation Take?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 10, 2024Updated: June 13, 2024When you’re concerned about a teenager’s mental health but aren’t sure what to do, psychological testing for teens can provide insights into why a teen is struggling and what type of treatment can help. If you’ve already scheduled…

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What Does BPD in Teens Look Like?

Added ByDreamscape AdminDreamscape AdminMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: June 1, 2024Updated: May 17, 2024There is some question as to whether it is appropriate to diagnose borderline personality disorder (BPD) in teenagers. Teenage brains and personalities are still developing. However, many experts believe that personality disorder treatment for teens is beneficial. Early detection leads to early treatment…

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The Link Between Social Media and Low Self-Esteem

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: May 10, 2024Updated: May 15, 2024Almost every teen enjoys connecting with peers online, but parents may worry about how social media affects self-esteem. Social media and self-esteem can have a positive or negative relationship, depending on how it’s used and the teen’s…

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Signs of Benzo Addiction

Added ByDreamscape AdminDreamscape AdminMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 15, 2024Updated: March 27, 2024Doctors often prescribe benzodiazepines or benzos to treat mental health disorders. However, if misused, the highly addictive compounds in benzos can lead to a benzo use disorder. If you know a teen who needs the support of a benzo addiction treatment program, call…

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What Is Experiential Therapy?

Added ByFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryFoothills at Red Oak RecoveryMeet The Editorial TeamPublished: April 10, 2024Updated: May 30, 2024Experiential therapy takes place outside the office. Whereas group and individual talk therapy sessions involve theory, this treatment encourages hands-on engagement. How does it work? Most importantly, how could it help your adolescent son at Foothills at…

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