Checking and scrolling through social media has become such a popular activity, very few people would know when to recognize it as a problem. And while most people use social media without any issues, there is a small percentage who become addicted to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat.
Social media addiction is a behavioral addiction characterized by being overly concerned about social media. People who are addicted to social media devote so much time to social networking sites, they interfere with their daily functioning. In fact, addictive social media use looks very similar to a substance use disorder.
So where can you go for help if you believe that you or a loved one is addicted to social media? And are there any trusted treatment methods that can actually be used to treat social media addiction? CTRLCare Behavioral Health treats technology addiction in Princeton NJ, and we are confident that we can help you, too.