Smartphone app helps alcoholics stay sober
This screen grab provided by the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis., shows the A-CHESS app. The app, developed for recovering alcoholics, includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns. The app is being commercially developed and is not yet available. Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:26 am
Updated: 12:23 am, Fri Mar 28, 2014.
CHICAGO — A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.
The sober app studied joins a host of others that serve as electronic shoulder angels, featuring a variety of options for trying to prevent alcoholics and drug addicts from relapsing.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:26 am.
Updated: 12:23 am.