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The Apps that Can Save You From RelapseGetting clean and staying clean are what these recovery related phone apps were created to help you accomplish. Just as there is no "one way" to achieve sobriety, this selection of different apps will not work for everyone. You will however, be able to use this list to aid you in shortcutting the selection and testing of these wonderfully thoughtful addiction recovery applications.
Simulate Facial Deterioration AppWant to give a young person a "healthy fear" of what drugs (specifically meth in this app) will do to their complexion and facial features? The Ice Effex App is currently very popular, especially amongst the youth, because it's very visual, creepy, albeit a bit sensationalized. This app has made it possible to see what you would look like after months or even years in active meth addiction. This is a great tool to help shape the conscious of drugs, especially because it can be very difficult for people considering trying drugs to foresee the long term consequences in a way that is so illustrative and personal. Danielle Stewart, a writer at rehabreviews.com, has taken the time to compile the following apps:
Doing The Work
Spot Check Inventory (iPhone only) – $.99The Spot Check Inventory app nudges you to do just that so you can see your part and right any wrongs. Or just see your part and then do nothing but stew on it for months until you wake up one morning hating life and don’t know why, at which point you can reflect back on that inventory and make things right. See the rest of the apps on Danielle Stewart's original article...
Sober Grid - Connecting People in Recovery Because You're Not AloneLastly, a relatively new app called Sober Grid aims to connect sober people in recovery.
It provides tools for those recovering from alcohol and drug addiction to connect with other sober people by users' locations. Users can message each other and post updates on a news feed. The app has a nearly perfect 5-star rating on iTunes. The app is a creation of CEO Beau Mann. He said he thought of the idea one year while visiting the Sundance Film Festival. While waiting for friends, he wanted a way to connect with other people in the area. “We didn’t have a app that was location-based to help you connect with sober people,” Mann said. Read more...