Digital Addiction Resources
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Digital addiction has become a growing mental health issue over the past few years that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. The resources below are provided for viewers to learn more about organizations related to Digital Addiction.
Mental Health America:
Mental Health America is committed to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness. To learn more about how they address internet addiction, visit https://www.mhanational.org/risky-business-internet-addiction.
Center for Humane Technology:
Founded by Silicon Valley tech experts, the Center for Humane Technology aims to reimagine our digital infrastructure by raising awareness about the harm technology does to people across the globe. For more information visit their website to view toolkits created to educate Youth, help people Take Control of their digital wellbeing, and to learn about their proposed Policy Reforms.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness):
NAMI is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. If you or someone you know needs support visit, https://www.nami.org/help.
Child Mind Institute:
The Child Mind Institute is the leading independent nonprofit in children’s mental health committed to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health. For more resources about internet addiction in children, visit https://childmind.org/topics/screen-time-technology/.
Common Sense Media:
Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. Common Sense joined forces with the Center for Humane Technology to raise awareness about the detrimental effects that technology can have on children. For more information and resources visit, https://www.commonsensemedia.org/digital-well-being.
Internet and Technology Addicts Anonymous (ITAA):
Internet and Technology Addicts Anonymous (ITAA) is a fellowship program dedicated to individuals, partners and families dealing with excessive technology use. ITAA offers hope, resources and support to persons confronting the social, economic and interpersonal problems brought about by an overuse of technology. The ITAA community is open to all persons interested in internet and technology recovery. Visit https://internetaddictsanonymous.org/ to learn more.
Computer Gaming Addicts Anonymous:
Computer Gaming Addicts Anonymous is a fellowship of people who support each other in recovering from the problems resulting from excessive game playing. Visit https://www.cgaa.info/ if you or someone you know needs help.
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous:
Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a twelve step, twelve tradition-oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. S.L.A.A. is free to all who need it. Visit https://www.slaafws.org/ to learn more. Or for information specifically for family, spouses and significant others, visit https://www.slaafws.org/family/.
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem. For more information, visit https://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/.
Recoveries Anonymous (For Shopaholics):
Recoveries Anonymous is a 12-step program. They offer help for compulsive shoppers who want a full recovery—but despite their best efforts, have yet to find a full recovery. They also provide services for the family and friends of compulsive shoppers. Visit their official website at https://www.r-a.org/i-compulsive-shoppers.
Sexaholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover. Visit https://www.sa.org for more information.
S-Anon International Family Groups:
The S-Anon International Family Groups are a worldwide fellowship of the relatives and friends of sexually addicted people. S-Anon is a Twelve-Step program based on the Twelve Steps and the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. Visit https://sanon.org/newcomers/what-is-s-anon/ to learn more.
Allison Bishop, LCSW and Family Coach
Palm Beach, FL
Algamus Gambling Recovery Center
Be Well Recovery
Los Angeles, CA
The Center, A Place of Hope
The Computer Addiction Treatment Program
Lake Forest, CA
Family First for Adolescents
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Holly Menard, End of Life Doula
The Insight Clinic
Iris Healting Retreat
Woodland Hills, CA
Living in Zen Coaching
The Meadows at Wickenburg
Mental Wellness by Ken Seeley
Palm Springs, CA
The Mindful Habit Men's Group
New Start Recovery of Sacramento
Los Angeles, CA
Paradise Creek Recovery
ReDesign Training Program
The Refuge: A Healing Place
Spring Hill, FL
Los Angeles, CA