What is it
Internet addiction refers to the compulsive urge to continually use the internet, whether to game, check social media or simply surf the web. It is a non-substance addiction, so people are often confused whether they can even be addicted to the internet. The answer is YES you can get addicted.
Prevention and Advice
The problem with substance addictions is that they are difficult to be completely blocked from one’s life. For example, in an alcohol addiction it is very difficult to completely block alcohol from your life as alcohol is present everywhere and addicts get prompted to buy it wherever they see it. One of the benefits for internet addicts is that specific websites and games which people are addicted to can be easily blocked from their lives. Some resources for doing this are
Additional resources for internet de-addiction are available at –
The compulsive urge to continually be on the internet is defined as internet addiction. Identifying internet addiction is itself a major difficulty, so our ngo’s aim is mainly to raise awareness about the harmful addiction
The lack of physical symptomes is the main cause that this addiction proliferates unnoticed. Few common physical symptoms include strained eyes,headache, backache and sleep distubances. Social symptoms of this addiction include neglecting family members, feeling depressed without access to computers or laptops and having a sense of joy at the computer.
Our main work is presenting a highly detailed PPT designed by the team in consultation with experts to various schools and colleges to raise awareness about internet addiction. We are also conducting a reasearch project to see the prevalence of this addiction among teenagers. If you are a teenager, please help us out by filling this completely anonymous survey designed by us
Please get in contact with us to help organize a presentation to raise awareness about internet addiction. We also provide certificates for helping us organize presentations
Please take this short survey to self analyze your addiction Self Analyze Survey
Also please consider taking this completely anonymous survey developed by the digidetox team for our research on internet addiction Internet Addiction Survey Link
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