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How FOMO Can Harm Your Recovery

Do you ever experience “FOMO,” or the “Fear of Missing Out”? This phenomenon, defined as ‘‘the uneasy and sometimes all-consuming feeling that you’re missing out – that your peers are doing, in the know about, or in possession of more or something better than you’’ – impacts nearly three quarters of young adults. Not only…

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Social Media Overuse Linked With Anxiety and Depression

Social media can be a great boon to your recovery and help you feel part of an online community. Yet, if you overdo it, your mental health may be negatively impacted. In fact, a new study from the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media, Technology and Health, reveals that the more social media…