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Discovering How Digital Tools Can Support Patients


Mobile health (mHealth) usually refers to smartphone-based medical support for patients. mHealth can reinforce treatment from behavioral health professionals by offering patients evidence-based care the moment they need it. The Addiction-Comprehensive Health Enhancement Support System (A-CHESS) is a multicomponent smartphone application designed to provide continuing support to people in substance use recovery (Gustafson et al., 2014). With a design consistent with self-determination theory…