4 Ways Text Messaging Helps Individuals Recovering from Addiction

By | December 6th, 2015|Categories: Articles, Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Addiction is a serious problem in the United States, costing over $400 billion annually. According to an extensive study conducted by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, text messaging can be extremely effective in bring about meaningful behavior change. While mHealth measures are improving patient outcomes across all healthcare fields, their value in supporting addiction recovery is especially noteworthy. Text messaging programs can provide the networked support on which addiction rehabilitation depends, and they do so at a cost far cheaper than comparable in-person support. […]