Digital therapeutics, great tools
In this Medhealth Outlook article you'll learn about:
- As of June 2020, 13% of Americans reported starting or increasing substance use as a way of coping with stress or emotions related to COVID-19.
- Digital interventions provide easy-to-access stress management techniques and tools to quell in-the-moment cravings. Digital tools provide patients with the ability to assess their cognitive and emotional capacities; provide tools to strengthen mental health and track improvements.
- Clinicians can tap into digital tools to monitor and track patients progress and flag those at risk of relapse. Digital therapeutic technology is just one more effective tool in a clinician's toolbox.