19 Dec , 2018 - Blog, Gaming Addiction
Gaming, racing, and high risk on screen behaviors could be adversely affecting your teenagers behavior in real world situations.
In studies examining the influence of violent and risk taking game play in young people aged 9 to 19; Researchers from the department of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College have found that playing such games significantly increases aggressive and unpleasant behaviors in the real world. READ MORE..
19 Dec , 2018 - Blog
Sometimes, during times of stress or change, symptoms can prove challenging once again. These times are often referred to as ‘relapses’. Sometimes relapse will require hospital admission or an inpatient stay in a residential facility similar to The Wave. Sometimes the consequences of a relapse or worsening of symptoms can have more serious consequences. Without inpatient support symptoms can escalate requiring a crisis intervention. READ MORE..
18 Dec , 2018 - Blog
It’s that time of year already. I can’t believe it’s come around so quickly.
We hear and see the countdown to the 25th day of the 12th month just about everywhere. Like it just popped out of the proverbial rabbit hole. However, reality lets us know that we have had a whole year to prepare for the festivities (or not). READ MORE..
25 Sep , 2018 - Blog
According to the World Health Organisation, worldwide, 10-20% of children and adolescents experience mental disorders. Half of all mental illnesses begin by the age of 14 and three-quarters by mid-20s but most cases are undetected and untreated. Emerging adults fare no better. For instance, in any given year, over 40% of U.S. 18 to 29-year-olds meets criteria for psychiatric disorder. This is a higher rate than for any other adult age group. The most common disorders are anxiety (22.3%), substance use (22.0%), and mood disorders (22.0%). READ MORE..
15 Sep , 2018 - Blog
LuxuryRehab, an international publication featuring the best rehab centers in the world, recently interviewed Fiona Markham, our Clinical Director, about the opening of The Wave. READ MORE..
24 Aug , 2018 - Blog
With wait lists getting longer within Australia for inpatient rehabilitation, clients have begun to look further afield for other recovery options. As such, it’s so lovely to see The Wave provide a gender-responsive treatment centre for such a worthy and capable client group. READ MORE..