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A new app could help people with addiction identify their triggers — and intervene

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AddicaidWhat an interesting video I just watched. It’s only three minutes, and it’s about an app that can help those with a substance use disorder: Addicaid. We are all about our phones these days. Somethings trends, and we are all over it — from a unicorn drink to a celebrity mishap.

Well, finally there’s a potentially live-saving app. To check it out, click here.

Sam Frons, founder of Addicaid says:
“Helping people realize that this is a spectrum disorder and not black and white is a really powerful tactic to combat the general stigma.”

About 22.7 million Americans need treatment for drug and alcohol related issues right now, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

Addicaid promotes relapse management: If someone is at a trigger location, the app can intervene.

Click here to read the entire article on #healthyregion

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