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Free App to Aid Recovery

2020-02-20T23:28:57+00:00

In the near future there will be a free app available for your smartphone that will allow people in recovery to connect with one another in any given area. The app, called iRecover, will give users the ability to find addiction recovery resources near them and communicate directly with verified health professionals, reports the Boston Business Journal. While traveling, people in recovery often struggle finding resources to help them stay sober, a problem that led iRecover founder Jack Kelly, a recovering [...]

Free App to Aid Recovery2020-02-20T23:28:57+00:00

Women Over 60 Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism

2020-02-20T23:28:58+00:00

Official figures indicate that a growing number of women over the age of 60 are seeking treatment for alcoholism, which experts partly attribute to a growing culture of stay-at-home drinking, the Daily Mail reports. Researchers have found that one in 10 women in alcohol treatment programs are over-60. Public Health England statistics reveal that there has been a 65 percent rise in the number of older women treated for alcoholism in the last five years, according to the article. It is [...]

Women Over 60 Seeking Treatment for Alcoholism2020-02-20T23:28:58+00:00