Since the internet has become such an essential tool in our lifestyle, it is challenging to understand when the usage becomes problematic. Some signs include secluding living, sleep deprivation, spending less time being social and thinking about being on the internet.
Individuals are getting addicted to the internet all over the globe. Through various electronic devices like laptops, smartphones, and tablets everyone is glued to the World Wide Web and it has become a part of our work, school, and home.
The opportunities that the internet provides are galore. It includes communication, learning, gaming, entertainment and business opportunities. Though are some negative aspects of being always on the internet as well. Millions of individuals all over the world are affected by the negative impact of the internet and the requirement for a social media addiction treatment has actively increased.
The normal usage of using the internet slowly and progressively turns into a compulsive addiction towards it. For example – a group of individuals who are sitting together but none of them are conversing instead all of them are glued to using the internet on their smartphones or tablets. The social media websites and internet gaming plays a major role in social media addiction.
Similar to other behavioral or process addiction, an internet user’s reward center of the brain gets excited with the thought of accessing the internet. When an individual gets so attached to the internet world and away from the realities of life around then this is considered internet addiction.
Social media addiction causes many negative effects in an individual’s life, including the following:
Both inpatient and outpatient can be treated successfully in case of social media addiction. Though depending on each individual’s assessment and severity towards the addiction a suitable type of treatment will be recommended.
In an outpatient treatment an individual requires to come for counselling visits a few days in a week and still maintain their routine. While in a residential treatment an individual will be living at the facility and will have a scheduled process and 24/7 care.
Since the internet technology has become a part of one’s regular lifestyle, it is difficult to disassociate with it. Being at the residential treatment program keep an individual away from the urges of internet usage and help them focus on their recovery.
Other advantages to residential rehab include:
The Alpha Healing Center has one of the finest residential rehab programs in the country. It avowals of a private accommodation in a splendid, serene setting amidst nature. Their professional trained counsellors have years of mutual experience in treating addiction and many of them are currently in recovery themselves, implying they are able to pull from personal experience during counselling sessions as well.
Their well trained counsellors in methods of Recovery Zones treatment which are three collective treatments of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), 12 Steps methodology and mindfulness therapy. A combination of these treatments have guaranteed effectiveness at the Alpha Healing Center. In addition art therapy, drama therapy, physical fitness and many more are added to benefit the client. Guaranteeing that every client will encompass the skills required for a lasting recovery from heroin addiction.