Technology-Assisted Care for Substance Use Disorders
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 5, Number 4, June 2017
Edward V. Nunes, MD
Dr. Nunes is a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University and principal investigator of the Greater New York Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trials Network.
Dr. Nunes has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Online programs to provide substance abuse treatment? Phone apps that can measure someone’s blood alcohol level? Welcome to the future—in some cases, the very near future. Dr. Nunes, the deputy director for intervention studies at the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, sheds light on technology-assisted care.