High Tech Recovery

Let’s face it.  Recovery isn’t fun.  It’s like losing an old friend, and sometimes we find ourselves lonely and without positive stimulation.  We all know this is a recipe for disaster!  You’re in luck, though.  Our technological society has finally brought recovery into the twenty first century.  Here are a few options to help keep your mind in the game.  Check them out and see if any of them suit your needs.

One Recovery On The Go

One Recovery on the Go is a free app that is focused on those of us that chose to follow a twelve step program.  This app is applicable to any of the different programs: AA, NA, Gambling Anonymous, and even Al-Anon.  It has a bunch of different useful functions.  The app has a meeting finder for all around the United States, and a map generator to help you find your way to the meetings.  It also includes a calendar to plan when you want to attend a meeting, and an email link to tell your friends when and where they can meet you.

Breathe To Relax

Breathe to Relax is an app that caters to Android phones and iPhones.  This app is programed with several different breathing and meditation rituals that can assist you in calming yourself in a time of struggle.  The process of recovery can be long and filled with twists and turns, ups and downs, wins and losses.  Everyone needs a moment sometimes to center themselves.  This app is built to train you in several different breathing techniques.  So take a deep breath, and relax!

AlcoDroid Alcohol Tracker

For Android users, AlcoDroid is quite the useful tool for those of you who don’t necessarily plan to practice abstinence.  For people who choose to set goals for themselves, this app will track your alcohol intake thoroughly.  It also keeps track of your blood alcohol level through the information you input.  You can not only keep track of whether you are maintaining a healthy level of intake, but you can also track how often you are drinking.  The app doesn’t really have any issues running, and it’s also a lite sort of app.  It won’t take up too much space in your phone’s storage.

 

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