FAST COMPANY’S PRESTIGIOUS “2019 WORLD CHANGING IDEAS AWARD”
NJ COMPANY RECEIVES FAST COMPANY’S PRESTIGIOUS “2019 WORLD CHANGING IDEAS AWARD”
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FAIRFIELD, NJ—April 11, 2019— Freedom 365 Virtual Recovery System™, based in Fairfield, NJ, has been recognized by Fast Company’s 2019 World Changing Ideas Awards in the Apps category with an Honorable Mention. Fast Company’s annual World Changing Ideas Awards honor businesses, policies, projects and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. This year’s World Changing Ideas Awards drew nearly 2,000 submissions from across the globe and representing 17 categories, the most ever in the award’s three-year history.
A team of Fast Company editors and writers and a venerable list of outside judges reviewed the entries based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire others to execute problem solving that affects us all.
Freedom 365 is a 24-hour recovery companion that provides 365 days of state-of-the-art addiction recovery and relapse-prevention support anywhere, anytime. Freedom 365 is available for use on smartphones, tablets, and desktops computers. It is both an alternative and a supplement to current short-term care that generally comes at a price of $30,000 to $100,000.
According to its creator, Brian McAlister, a nationally acclaimed recovery expert and No.1 best-selling author on addiction and recovery with 28 years of personal sobriety, “I created Freedom 365, the first-of-its-kind digital addiction recovery support tool, because current solutions are failing. We have 1 in 5 Americans (National Institute on Drug Abuse) who suffer from addiction, yet only 4% are receiving the help they need (National Council on Alcohol and Drug Addiction).”
Freedom 365 has the potential to impact multiple stakeholders: employers, corrections institutions, veterans, healthcare providers, insurers/payers and universities. It expands access while providing cost-containment solutions and has become increasingly attractive to insurance, benefits and wellness brokers as they seek to focus on preventative care and wellness initiatives. Individuals can subscribe via Google Play and at https://vrsfreedom365.com/ with Apple access coming soon.
About Freedom 365 Virtual Recovery System™ and Full Recovery Wellness Center
Freedom 365 Virtual Recovery System™ is a digital recovery system providing addiction recovery and relapse-prevention support. Full Recovery Wellness Center is a state-licensed ambulatory care facility specializing in addiction treatment. For more information on Freedom 365, visit https://vrsfreedom365.com.
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