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Scheduled to open on September 9, the inpatient program will be run by specialists who have worked with individuals struggling with other addictions, like drugs and alcohol.
“[Internet addiction] is a problem in this country that can be more pervasive than alcoholism,” Dr. Kimberly Young, the psychologist who founded the treatment program, told Fox News. “The Internet is free, legal and fat free.”
The program is designed for those who describe their lives as spiraling out of control because of their obsession with online activities.
- Inpatient Treatment for Internet Addiction (drudge.com)
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- Is Australia’s Addiction Treatment Model Failing Australians? (prweb.com)