7 of the best addiction recovery apps

7 of the best addiction recovery apps

7 apps for addiction-recovery   In today’s mobile age, innovations are constantly being made to improve industry methods. That is no different in the recovery industry. Sure, scheduled meetings in physical locations are still common and effective for many people in recovery. Mobile apps, however, are quickly changing–and improving–how people in recovery stay connected to […]

A new type of addiction-recovery app: The Ascent solution

A new type of addiction-recovery app: The Ascent solution

What is addiction, really? ad·dic·tion əˈdikSH(ə)n/ noun noun: addiction; plural noun: addictions the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. “Addiction is a chronic, often relapsing brain disease that causes compulsive drug seeking and use, despite harmful consequences to the addicted individual and to those around him or her. Although the […]

Ideas that Work: Fighting the Drug Epidemic

Ideas that Work: Fighting the Drug Epidemic

Organizations fighting the drug epidemic There are informational and inspiring events taking place all over the country pertaining to mental health and the drug epidemics. In Ohio alone, we are seeing more of these type of events pop up. As we look to continue to learn and spread the word about the Ascent solution, we have […]

The Impact of the National Rx Drug Summit

The Impact of the National Rx Drug Summit

This year’s National Rx Drug Summit in Atlanta kicked off on March 28th and goes through March 31st. The Summit is the largest collaboration of professionals in the nation from all different industries impacted by Rx drug abuse. The event was organized by Kentucky Congressman Hal Rogers and consisted of some powerful panels.   One […]

9 Reasons Why Mental Health Is So Important

9 Reasons Why Mental Health Is So Important

  Mental illnesses are prevalent in the world today and can lead to a variety of other conditions. Despite the efforts of many organizations to create awareness about mental illnesses and the importance of mental health, there still seems to be a lack of knowledge on the subject for many. In order to better explain […]

What is the Ascent Solution?

What is the Ascent Solution?

Sometimes when people in an industry are around like-minded people all the time, certain things are assumed. This can be isolating to people who aren’t accustomed to the same jargon and day-to-day activities. In order to prevent this from happening with our product, we are providing a brief and simple breakdown of exactly what the […]

Ascent solution peer-recovery coach profile: Denny Wilson

Ascent solution peer-recovery coach profile: Denny Wilson

Ascent solution now available for pre-order Now that the Ascent solution has been available for some time to addiction-recovery treatment centers and drug courts–and it is now officially available to consumers as well–our peer-recovery coaches have had an opportunity to connect with the first set of peers signed on. The coaches have enjoyed getting to […]

Ascent solution now available for individuals

Ascent solution now available for individuals

Ascent is grateful for the feedback on its B2B launch It has now been over a month since the launch of the Ascent solution and we are blown away by the reception it has received thus far. Not only did several treatment centers and organizations choose to utilize the Ascent solution for their clients in […]

Ascent solution featured in the New York Times

Ascent solution featured in the New York Times

How Ascent is enhancing recovery methods It has been an exciting year so far for Ascent. First, we launched the Ascent solution for treatment centers and organizations to offer their clients post-treatment. Then, we were able to hire an amazing team of peer recovery coaches with lived-experience. After that, we announced the first set of […]

The way we think about addiction is wrong

The way we think about addiction is wrong

 What is the real cause of addiction? For so long, there has been a negative stigma placed on addiction. Instead of being viewed as a disease, many claim that “addicts” simply don’t have a desire to stop using. It has been perceived as more of a self-control issue where users are looked down upon or […]

How drug courts can use Ascent’s solution

How drug courts can use Ascent’s solution

Relapse happens. It happens often. Addiction treatment centers are all too familiar with it, and unfortunately, the current approaches to continuing care are frequently ineffective. Ascent’s service, however, takes a different approach to aftercare. The Ascent solution is an e-recovery tool paired with peer recovery coaching. Ascent has partnered with A-CHESS to enhance aftercare recovery […]