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CHESS in the News

Our analysis from a randomized clinical trial on the effects of our smartphone mobile app (A-CHESS) to support addiction recovery was just published in JAMA-Psychiatry

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The study found that not only did the A-CHESS app users report fewer risky drinking days, but also that smartphone app users had a higher likelihood of consistent abstinence from alcohol.

Members of the CHESS Health Education Consortium have early access to the app; a commercial business to disseminate A-CHESS will be launched 7/31/14.

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CHESS/AARC Director David Gustafson presents a status update on the Elder Tree project

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CHESS Director David Gustafson named to National Academy of Engineering

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A-CHESS named winner of 2012 iMedicalApps-mHealth Summit Research Award

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Employment Opportunities

CHESS Center Research Administrator
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Early Access to A-CHESS

The CHESS Health Education Consortium brings together university researchers and healthcare organizations to develop new communication technologies.

The Consortium is currently offering healthcare organizations to be among the first users of A-CHESS: a smart phone application designed to help people maintain recovery from drug or alcohol addiction.

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