Category Archives: Video Gaming Addiction

Online Support Groups for Video Game Addiction: What are they-and is it a good idea to do online support for people with Screen addiction issues?

Video Game Addiction Support Group

Disordered gaming behavior received official recognition as a mental health condition by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11). According to that guide, gaming disorder is marked by “impaired control” over gaming, which leads to it taking priority over other interests and activities. The gaming behavior […]

Video Game Addiction Treatment in Austin, Texas

Clearly, today’s digital screens are more prevalent and unavoidable than ever before. While most people are aware of the dangers and worries with television’s effects psychologically, some disagree. The hypnotic and addictive power of immersive and interactive digital screens on young minds is an altogether different animal. Research is indicating a more dopamine activating, potentially […]

Technology Addiction Treatment and Prevention

In recent years, the world has been consumed and faced with a new addiction, technology addiction. 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 […]

The Emerging Threat of Tech Addiction

Technological Addiction: How to Diagnose it, and are there any Treatment? Technology keeps on evolving, and it makes our lives easier. In the 21st century, different technological advancements are experienced by people around the world. The rise of the internet and the proliferation of smart devices is a testament that people will always keep on […]

CBS Austin News: Dr. K, Community Integrated Addiction Treatment

Omega Recovery is a drug treatment and mental health treatment center in Austin, TX. Dr. Kardaras and our clinical team have created a new, better, and more effective way to treat drug addiction and mental health. Traditionally treatment programs put the struggling addict in an artificial treatment bubble where it’s relatively easy to stay sober, […]

Mental Illness Awareness Week

The first week in October is a time set aside for the recognition of mental illness. Previously, those suffering from conditions such as anxiety, bipolar disorder, major depression, and schizophrenia, often lived alone in silence. However, in 1990, things changed when the National Alliance on Mental Illness was established. Their goal was to bring awareness […]

How to Find Work After Rehab

Ways to Find Work After Rehab If you’ve recently progressed through alcohol or drug rehab and have learned how to cope with and manage your addiction, you should feel like a new person. Getting through drug or alcohol treatment can be difficult and will invariably come with numerous obstacles that need to be overcome. Many […]

Dr K on A&E – Digital Addiction

Omega Recovery’s very own Dr Nicholas Kardaras aka Dr K is the expert who does a harrowing tech addiction intervention. Scheduled to premiering Tuesday, September 17 at 9:00pm CST. During this show, you’ll discover the painful reality of digital addiction and the negative affects of this mental disorder. One of the show participants goes to […]

The WHO Rules Gaming Disorder a Mental Health Classification

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. […]

Alcohol Detox, Austin Texas

An estimated 17 million Americans suffer from alcohol abuse. Americans that have problems with alcohol qualify them for diagnosis of an alcohol use disorder, and the cost of alcohol abuse and use in the country is estimated to be significantly over $200 million per year. This places the burden on society as a result of […]

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