NEWS + EVENTS

October 2019 Tip of the Month

Sober Apps: New Tools to Help Those in Recovery

Addiction counseling, in-person meetings, new hobbies – all of these activities are used by those in recovery. You can now add smartphone applications (apps) to this list. This technology is now being used by many as a tool to help an individual maintain their recovery.

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Check out a few of the apps* – all free and available to download on both iPhones and Androids – below:

Secure or Drop Off Prescription Drugs

Visit your local law enforcement agency to drop off your unused or expired and over the counter medications (including pet medications) Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Cumberland, Maine Police Department Falmouth Maine Police Department Freeport Maine Police Department Yarmouth, Maine Police Department

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip: Managing stress does not have to include the use of alcohol or drugs. The best way to handle stress is through healthy habits.

Exercise, healthy eating, sleeping well and maintaining close relationships are important in stress management. These key actions can help reduce stress levels and improve your quality of life. Quick fixes like drugs or alcohol may temporarily mask stress but the long-term effects are unhealthy.