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Technology Enhanced Recovery

Technology Provides Support For Sex Addicts

Aug 25th, 2011 | By

As technology continues to grow, so does the availability of pornography and quick access to recreational sex partners. For most people who have the self-control to limit their involvement, these temptations don’t present a problem. But then there are those who have emotional and psychological limitations similar to drug addicts. For these people, the more that sex and technology intertwine the more they suffer, and the web provides the perfect
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The Future Of Healthcare: Apps That Automatically Monitor Health Conditions

Jul 6th, 2011 | By

By the end of this year, Nielsen research indicates that 1 in 2 Americans will own a smart phone. The handheld devices are becoming increasingly powerful, allowing users to make calls, access the Internet, download apps—it’s no wonder that health researchers are now considering smart phones as potentially valuable sources of health information. At Challenges, we’ve embraced the integration of smart phone technology into addiction treatment, so we’re thrilled to
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Ref, The Wearable Therapist

Jun 29th, 2011 | By

A designer in Norway has invented a robotic arm cuff that could have some value when it comes to an individual’s ability to use technology to manage stress. If nothing else, it’s interesting and worthy of a look. Invented by Jens Dyvik, the cuff looks a bit like a snuggly animal (maybe a downside for some), and sends signals to the wearer based on feedback it receives from its sensors.
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Challenges Integrates Smart Phone Technology Into Addiction Treatment

Apr 20th, 2011 | By

Challenges Addiction Treatment and Relapse Prevention Center is one of the first centers in the United States to use Recovery Support Smart Phone technology as part of its arsenal of sophisticated tools to not only enhance addiction treatment, but also to improve the addiction recovery process. The utilization of this technology, particularly as an integral part of an individual’s continuing care support system, provides invaluable communication and support assistance. It
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Challenges Integrates Smart Phone Technology Into Addiction Treatment

Apr 18th, 2011 | By

Challenges Addiction Treatment and Relapse Prevention Center is one of the first centers in the United States to use Recovery Support Smart Phone technology as part of its arsenal of sophisticated tools to not only enhance addiction treatment, but also to improve the addiction recovery process. The utilization of this technology, particularly as an integral part of an individual’s continuing care support system, provides invaluable communication and support assistance. It
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