Mar 27, 2014 6:25 AM by Lindsay MacLeod, KSBY News
A new smart phone app appears to help people recovering from alcohol addiction.
The A-CHESS app features audio relaxation, access to communication with peer support groups, and it will even send an alert if users go near a high-risk location, such as a bar.
Researchers tested the app on a group of patients leaving a treatment center.
Patients who used the app had fewer binge drinking episodes and were more likely to stay away from alcohol than patients who didn't use the app.
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