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Counselor creates adult coloring book for recovery enhancement

March 20, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Erica Spiegelman has released a coloring book designed to help individuals process their thoughts during their recovery journey.

5 facts about how mobile apps can enhance recovery

March 9, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A pilot study suggests that shifting control of this recovery support tool from the clinician to the patient could pay off.

A website navigates the date

March 8, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Mike Reed founded Single and Sober to help people in recovery overcome their most significant obstacle to healthy dating.

A clear view from a Southern exposure

January 19, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Brent Walker's "The Hidden South" gives voice to a population that has gone marginalized.

Intervention project aims to open doors upon re-entry

December 13, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
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Community Wise, a community-based research program, is launching an intervention program in Newark, N.J., to reduce alcohol and drug use among those with histories of substance use disorders and incarceration.

Recovery support organization makes plea on Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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LifeRing Secular Recovery offered this blunt appeal on Giving Tuesday: "LifeRing needs your help, because LifeRing needs money."

Organizations launch awareness campaign during Recovery Month

September 16, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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The Addiction Policy Forum and Faces & Voices of Recovery are highlighting personal recovery stories and innovative recovery support efforts in the Everyday Recovery campaign.

Spectrum uses innovative data-gathering to evaluate women's recovery needs

August 26, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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A "World Cafe" event has helped Spectrum Health Systems identify women's needs in early recovery, which in turn will shape a strategic planning process for the organization.

Recovery app for opioid MAT patients wins national challenge

August 12, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Sober Network's recovery-focused app for outpatients receiving medication treatment for opioid addiction has received a first-place award for innovation from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Roommates wanted: New site seeks matches for sober dwellers

August 9, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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MySoberRoommate.com's co-founder says he consistently had seen individuals struggle to find safe living environments in communities after leaving treatment or sober housing.

Massachusetts nonprofit shares message about acupuncture's role

August 3, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Foundation funding has allowed the organization Recovery Without Walls of Cape Cod to produce and distribute a video promoting acupuncture's role in recovery support.

Physician sees wide patient acceptance of alcohol monitoring

July 25, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
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Remote alcohol monitoring technology such as the products developed by Soberlink can offer an important accountability mechanism for recovery support, says a physician leader in addiction treatment.

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