Getting the help you need doesn’t end when you’ve finished treatment or walked out of a recovery meeting. There are plenty of tools to help you maintain sobriety, including technology. Addiction recovery based apps are available for Android, iOS and Windows smartphones and tablets, providing tools at your fingertips, 24/7.
So, which are the best recovery apps?
Best Apps for Addiction Recovery
From daily inspirational messages and devotionals to sobriety counters, here are your addiction recovery apps:
Sober Counters / Clean Time Counters
CleanTime Counter – Keeping up with your sobriety and getting a daily dose of encouragement is easy with CleanTime Counter. This app tells you how many days you’ve been sober and features personalization settings that let you set a background picture, set your name and even specify the addiction you are recovering from. It even comes with a widget for your desktop.
Available for: Android devices 1.6 and higher
I Am Sober- This sober counter features a day log tracker and is customizable to fit your own preferences. It tracks your milestones and sends notifications when you reach them. You’re also sent daily notifications to help remind you of everything you’re achieving.
Available for: Android 2.3.3 and higher, iOS 7.0 or higher
RecoveryBox- RecoveryBox isn’t just another sobriety counter. It is also a tool that helps you understand and keep track of how certain activities and triggers are affecting your addiction recovery. It can also be customized. If you’re recovering from more than one addiction, you can see how many days you have been sober for each separate one.
Available for: iOS 7.0 or later
Sobriety Counter- This addiction app tracks your sobriety by years, months, days, hours, minutes or even seconds so you always know just how long you’ve been working toward your goal of sobriety. It does more than this though. It also features the ability to store photos, which can be used to help encourage your sobriety. Your sponsor is put on speed dial with this app as well, so you’re never far from help.
Available for: Android 2.0 and higher
Recovery Devotionals/ Inspiration
One Day at a Time- While this addiction app features a sobriety tracker, its main feature is the Big Book. It also includes prayers and meditation, along with a search element that can help you find exactly what you’re looking for.
Available for: Android 2.0 and up
iSponsor- Obtaining the motivation you need to stay sober is simple with this app, which features auto-scrolling pictures from your own camera and motivational quotes. You can also input your own reasons for choosing addiction recovery. The app has a simple icon that doesn’t reveal its nature so you can keep it private even when sharing your phone.
Available for: iOS 4.1 or higher
Today’s Step- Your body and your mind need to work together when you’re in addiction recovery, and this app helps you achieve that perfect balance. Inspirational quotes delivered on a daily basis, and simple exercises you can follow to encourage your sobriety and eliminate stress.
Available for: iOS 3.0 or higher, Android 2.1 and higher
AA Speakers to Go- When you can’t make it to a meeting, AA Speakers to Go is the next best thing. It features more than 400 speakers, recorded from the 1930 to present. It also lets you download workshops and presentations from places all over the world so you can feel inspired from the comfort of your own home.
Available for: iOS 6.0 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
Addiction Recovery Resources
Steps Away- Whether you want to find a meeting, create a meeting, contact your sponsor or delve into some recovery reading, this app can do it all. It’s designed to help you find help when you need it, where you need it, no matter where you’re located in the world.
Available for: iOS 6.0 or higher
Addicaid- When you need to find a meeting for any addiction you might have, this app is there to help. It lists meetings for the specific type of addiction you have, maps them out and even gives you directions so you can find them without problems. You are also given the option to save the meetings to a calendar and will receive notifications so you don’t miss it. You can also review meetings, set favorites and comment on them.
Available for: Android 4.0 and higher, iOS 6.0 and higher
Meeting Finder- Meeting Finder is designed to help you find AA meetings throughout the United States. While it doesn’t list every meeting, new meetings can be submitted to the app so they can be listed when searched for. You’ll find the meeting location, time and even invite others to the meeting through the app.
Available for: Android 2.2 and higher
Looking for an app to help you with your addiction recovery? Have a favorite addiction app we haven’t listed here? Let us know below.