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Monday, May 21, 2012

Sobriety Tools That Fit in a Pocket

Medicine isn’t the only science paving new paths to sobriety. Thanks to a new mobile app from the Hazelden Foundation, alcoholics are now leaving rehab with an interactive version of the 12 Steps in their pocket.

When users log on to the app, the MORE Field Guide to Life, they are greeted with the number of days since their last drink. From there, they can find the nearest Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, make lists of their obstacles and accomplishments, watch testimonials from other recovered alcoholics, or, if they’re struggling, press an “S.O.S.” button to immediately contact a sponsor.
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