We have found the following apps to be extremely helpful in substance abuse treatment. Our Trauma Informed Care method to drug treatment and alcohol treatment take all aspects of life into account. These apps are specifically helpful for guiding meditation, finding peace, and relaxing.
CalmCalm is the number one app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. Join the millions experiencing less anxiety and better sleep with our guided meditations, Sleep Stories, breathing programs and relaxing music. Available for iOS and Android
iChillAre you stressed out, not feeling like yourself or worried about a family member? iChill can help by teaching you the Community Resiliency Model, a set of self-help skills. You will learn simple info about how stress affects the mind and body. Available for iOS and Android
Though our doctors focus on substance abuse rehab through a variety of Trauma Informed Care methods, we have found the following physical products to be helpful aides in the recovery process.
TouchPointsTouchPoints™ are non-invasive neuroscientific wearable devices that use patent pending BLAST technology to relieve stress in as few as 30 seconds. Two TouchPoints™ devices can be worn on your wrists, held, or clipped to clothing and use Bi-Lateral Alternating Stimulation Tactile (BLAST) technology transferring alternating vibrations to alter the body’s Fight, Flight or Freeze response to stress and anxiety, allowing you to think clearly and experience calm.
MUSE: Brain Sensing HeadbandMuse is your personal meditation assistant. Sometimes your mind is calm and sometimes it’s active. Muse will guide you to a calm mind Put on the Muse headband, open the companion app and close your eyes. Immerse yourself within the sounds of a beach or rainforest. While you meditate, Muse measures whether your mind is calm or active, and translates that data into weathers sounds. When you’re calm, you’ll hear peaceful weather sounds. When your mind wanders, the weather will intensify, guiding you back to a calm state.
The following YouTube channels will introduce you to a variety of methods for dealing with drug and alcohol addiction as well as eating disorders.
The Tapping SolutionTapping, also known as “EFT”, is a revolutionary technique that combines ancient Chinese acupressure and modern psychology, with life-altering results. The technique itself literally involves “tapping” on the points of your body while saying certain statements. This simple to learn and easy-to-use technique is, time and again, giving people around the world incredible results.
Jason Stephenson: Guided MeditationsGuided Meditations are an ideal way to meditate for both beginners and the more experienced. These meditations range in length from ten minutes to one hour. Spoken by Jason Stephenson, these meditations will allow you to enter into a deep, profound relaxation.
Binaural Beats & SoundsBinaural Beats have been known to heal and help people with everything from insomnia, migraines, low energy, meditation, fatigue, relaxation, motivation and the list goes on. Here you will find a collection of binaural beats tracks for various ailments.
Podcasts can be a great way to learn new information and change our mindsets. The following are our favorite podcasts that have to do with substance abuse treatment.
The Dr Drew PodcastDr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.
Mental Illness Happy HourThe Mental Illness Happy Hour is a weekly online podcast that interviews comedians, artists, friends, and the occasional doctor. Each episode explores mental illness, trauma, addiction and negative thinking.
Mindful Living Spiritual ApakeningLearn practical ways to design your own mindfulness/meditation practice; how to explore and enhance your intuitive talents; learn helpful life skills; and develop a broader understanding of the evolutionary changes going on around us which may be driving your spiritual awakening experiences.
Good Life ProjectIn-depth, unscripted, deeply-inspiring conversations and insights from acclaimed artists, entrepreneurs, makers and world-shakers.
All in the MindAn exploration of all things mental, All in the Mind is about the brain and behaviour, and the fascinating connections between them.
HappierGretchen Rubin is one of today’s most influential and thought-provoking observers of happiness and human nature. She’s known for her ability to distill and convey complex ideas with humor and clarity, in a way that’s accessible to a wide audience.
The following websites offer information and methods for healing from substance abuse and eating disorders.