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45-Day Detox Pulls Plug on Tech Addiction

Rehab program promises to rewire high-tech junkies

NBC Bay Area | By JESSICA GREENE

What's your poison? To some, it's drugs, alcohol or gambling. To others, it's video games, Web surfing and Twittering.

But now there's a place to rewire those with overworked thumbs and weary eyes.

In true 12-step rehab style, the ReStart Internet Addiction Recovery Program, located on a five-acre, tranquil, woodsy parcel of land near the Microsoft campus in Washington state, enrolls self-admitted cyber addicts for a 45-day detox program at a "family-style retreat where its participants can have an internet and video-game-free therapeutic experience."  {Read More}

 

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