Magazine article Addiction Professional

5 Facts about How Mobile Apps Can Enhance Recovery

Magazine article Addiction Professional

5 Facts about How Mobile Apps Can Enhance Recovery

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Shifting control from the clinician to the patient could pay off

1 Using mobile app technology to improve monitoring of patient progress has been seen as a recovery enhancer, but gaining counselor buyin can be difficult. "Clinicians don't change easily," says Treatment Research Institute (TRI) senior scientist John Cacciola, PhD, architect of TRI's RecoveryTrack outcome monitoring system. "They say, 'We already ask these questions.' "

2 A mobile version of RecoveryTrack therefore was designed to place the patient in greater control. Users are asked to complete daily and weekly assessments, and can connect directly with their clinician when their answers indicate they're struggling.

3 A patient goal might be something as straightforward as better relations with a family member. …

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