Addiction Avert app for iPhone
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Learn how to customize the Addiction AVERT app for iPhone. Set up life lessons that apply specifically to you with a sponsor or counselor.
Get help for those who suffer from addiction.
Addiction app Tutorial
To move pages use: menu, info, < previous page, Settings, done, back or cancel.
To exit app, double click center iPhone button.
MAIN MENU PAGE: navigate resources through the addiction app.
UNDER: AVERT SCENARIOS
MENU: main menu page.
INFO: hints on how to use addiction AVERT.
AVERT: page that is displayed.
SETTINGS: set up, adjust and turn on/off features such as auto dial and the siren.
Auto dial will let you set up your recovery support team.
Personal Scenarios and Face Replace can be set up under: AVERT SCENARIOS, MANAGE SCENARIOS, ADD NEW SCENARIO, NAME THE SCENARIO, DONE, DESCRIBE THE SCENARIO, DONE, EDIT IMAGE, CHOOSE FROM MENU (restore original, stock image, face replace, photo album, camera, cancel) Click <previous pages when ready. When you go <BACK to the AVERT SCENARIOS page, your new scenario will be there in your time of addiction craving.
When addiction cravings begin, open the Addiction Avert app for iPhone to crush the cravings. A stop sign image with a siren will begin. The purpose of the siren is to interrupt the thoughts of using drugs or drinking. This feature can be turned off or on under the settings button. There is also the option to turn on the auto dial feature in the settings. This feature can upload support contacts such as a sponsor, counselor, or family member. It is recommended to delete all drug using contacts from your phone today.
On the next page there will be a menu bar there with addiction AVERT scenarios, tutorials, and a link for donations.
Double click the iPhone button on the phone to exit the addiction app.
A cost benefit analysis can be added under the cost button.
The record button can record messages from loved ones.
Personal notes, step work or slogans can be typed. Edit Image allow you to add a personal photo.
Add your picture here
Relapse Prevention Stock Images
Stock images are here to provoke sobriety skills. Notes can be taken below the images that can be personalized. Such as, "I was homeless a year ago; if I choose to drink I will be homeless again." This information can be set up with a sponsor or counselor. There is also a record button. You can record you or your sponsor's advice and play it back. Perhaps your parents telling you, "If you come home drunk again, you are going to have to move out."
There is a cost benefit button. Add up the cost of legal fees, loss of employment, housing, etc.
THE EDIT BUTTON
When using the edit button under the stock images, the TITLE of the Scenario and DESCIPTION will not change. Please choose a Stock, Face Replace, or personal picture that is coincides with the Title and Description.
You can create your own title and description under: MANAGE SCENARIOS and ADD NEW SCENARIO.
Face replace is a tool which you can insert your photo into some of the pre-designed stock images. To set up face replace go to AVERT SCENARIOS, MANAGE SCENARIOS, ADD NEW SCENARIO, NAME IT, DONE, DESCRIBE IT, DONE, EDIT IMAGE, FACE REPLACE: The Face replace photos will come up. Click on an image that you wish to use. Then take a photo of yourself or get it from your photo album, use the placement size and rotation buttons to place your photo into the image. Some photos may need to be taken at a proportional distance. When you are done, push the <previous page name on the top left. The image of you in the photo will come up under your scenario lists of images next time. Add a meaningful quote in the notes or a personal story.
"It is not worth one drink; I could black out and kill someone."
Title: Birthday Wish
Description: "Mommy, all I want for my birthday is for you to stop smoking and drinking."
Personal images can be uploaded. Under description type something important that was said; such as you're daughters' birthday wish. "Mommy, All I want for my birthday is for you to stop smoking and drinking." Her young voice can be recorded under the image and replayed back to you. Recovery notes can be typed in.
Title: Sober Daddy
Description: I will be there for him.
Personal images can be uploaded. Under notes type some important thoughts.
Notes: My mom divorced my dad because of his drug use. I was not able to see him very much as a result of that. I do not want that for my child. I want to be a part of my sons' life. I need to remain abstinent from alcohol and drugs in order to be a part of his life. I want to be a positive influence for him and a good father. To do that, I need to make healthy decisions in my life.
His young voice saying, "I love you daddy," can be recorded under the image and replayed back to you.
Additional personal examples
Images of the past that may Avert using can be uploaded, such as a criminal mug shot from an arrest or the county jail you spent the weekend at or perhaps the car that was wrecked.
Use the cost button for legal fees, impound charges, and repairs or loss of car.
A photo of the addiction treatment center you went to or the substance abuse half-way house you lived in would be a good reminder of the progress that you have made and want to keep.
12 Step Scenario
Title: Step 8
Description: Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
Choose a Personal Image.
Notes: "I will make amends to my little brother for showing up drunk at his football game. My behavior was very embarrassing for him in front of his friends. I know he is angry at me and I will take responsibility for my actions."
Record a message to yourself.
The donate button will take you to a page for contributions. Rational Reflections is a non-profit 501(c)3 company that provides chemical dependency education and tools to help fight the disease of addiction. We provide recovery support in an effort to save lives. We appreciate your help.
"Be the change in which you would like to see in the world."
Auto Dial will bring up your phone list.
Auto Dial, Your Phone list, Choose person. TAP TO MANAGE PERSONS to add more people.
To SET a person to Auto Dial - tap that number from the list, SET AUTO- DIAL. The BLUE check is your auto dial person. Auto dial can be turned on and off under settings.
To Delete Personal Scenarios go to:
AVERT SCENARIOS, MANAGE SCENARIOS, EDIT MY SCENARIOS, Slide the Scenario you wish to delete to the left, DELETE.
To Restore Original STOCK or FACE REPLACE go to:
The image you wish to restore, EDIT, RESTORE ORIGINAL.
Tap to manage persons
Tap to create your addiction recovery support team:
TAP TO MANAGE PERSONS, your Phone list will appear, choose person you wish to add. TAP TO MANAGE PERSONS to add more people.
To Set a person to Auto Dial tap that number from the list, SET AUTO- DIAL. The BLUE check is your auto dial person. Auto dial can be turned on and off under settings.
To Call: Tap the number, Call now.
Delete Manage person contacts
To Delete A number:
AVERT SCENARIOS, TAP TO MANAGE PERSONS, EDIT LIST, TAP CONTACT TO DELETE, DELETE, DONE (top right corner).
To change your auto dial contact: Choose a new contact for auto dial or delete that contact and add them back.
Auto dial can be turned off under settings.
Relapse Prevention Examples
Use A stock image, an image from your photo album, or camera to create your personal recovery scenarios to help prevent relapse.
A cost benefit analysis can be added under the cost button.
The record button can record messages from loved ones or sponsors.
Personal notes, step work or slogans can be typed. Edit Image allow you to add a stock or personal photo.