Opioids, alcohol, other? In our short slide show, we review the top 5 apps to help you guide patients to and through addiction recovery.
Fatal and nonfatal overdoses related to opioid misuse and abuse are the central news in coverage of the ongoing US opioid crisis. Inextricably linked to the tragedy of drug abuse and addiction in the United States is the addiction recovery movement-an area of professional care and lay support that is overwhelmed by the magnitude of the population needing services to overcome substance abuse disorders, including legal and illegal drugs as well as alcohol.
This month’s selection of 5 top mobile apps targets healthcare providers, who see patients along the full spectrum of substance use, misuse, and abuse and their patients, patients’ families, and others close to an addict or recovering addict. You will want to review all of them, download them, and share them with your patients: