Research.

Oklahoma Study Shows Positive Outcomes with Outpatient App

In 2021, the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) partnered with CHESS Health to deploy prevention, outreach, and recovery support resources to providers across the state. In 2022, ODHMSAS’s Director David Wright conducted a study that…

Pharmacotherapy and Mobile Health for Veterans with Substance Use Disorders

The Mobile Patient Opportunities for Wellness, Engagement, and Recovery (mPOWER) project was developed to explore alternative therapies for a high-risk, high-need population prone to frequent addiction crisis, emergency medical, and psychiatric services utilization. The study incorporated patient feedback, satisfaction levels,…

App Usage Increases Treatment Compliance and Sessions for Women in Appalachia

Longer retention in treatment is associated with positive outcomes. For women, who suffer worse drug-related problems than men, social technologies, which are more readily adopted by women, may offer promise. This naturalistic study examined whether a smartphone-based relapse-prevention system, A-CHESS (Addiction-Comprehensive…

App Increases Treatment Completion for At-Risk Youth

New Directions, Inc., contracted with the Begun Center for Violence Prevention, Research and Education (Begun Center) in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to evaluate the utility and impact…

A Smartphone Application for Alcoholism Recovery

The focus of this research was to assess if a smartphone-based application could provide effective continuing care to aid in reducing heavy drinking days for patients with alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) who are leaving residential treatment. The study was an unblinded…

Want to
learn more?

Get in touch with us to hear how we can amplify your impact to reach and engage individuals at the moments that matter.