CHESS Health Partners with Psych Hub to Support Patients with Substance Use Disorders

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New Partnership Enables CHESS Health to Support Patients throughout their Treatment Journey, including those Homebound due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are thrilled to partner with CHESS Health and help individuals better understand their healthcare journey, from identifying symptoms to setting expectations for their provider during treatment.

CHESS Health, the leading provider of addiction management technology, today announced its partnership with Psych Hub, the leading comprehensive platform for online education on mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention topics. This partnership enables CHESS Health to offer support resources to Substance Use Disorder (SUD) patients throughout each step of the treatment process.

“We are in uncharted waters today with the COVID-19 pandemic. Those in recovery will be faced with new obstacles as they adapt to spending more time at home and less time in 12-Step groups or outpatient treatment,” said Hans Morefield, chief executive officer of CHESS Health. “We are thrilled to partner with Psych Hub to offer SUD patients more resources to help with recovery not just post treatment, but now throughout their treatment journey.”

CHESS Health’s Connections App offers support to patients through smartphone access to actionable referrals, motivating and informative videos and content to break down their resistance to treatment, along with secure messaging offering support to coordinate and follow through on the referral. With the new integration with Psych Hub, SUD patients will now have access to a rapidly growing library hosting over 100 consumer-facing, animated micro videos focused on improving mental health literacy and reducing stigma about seeking care.

“Innovation in the way we support those with substance use disorders has never been more important,” said former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy, co-founder of Psych Hub. “We must prioritize digital connection to quality treatments and resources to facilitate long-term recovery. That’s why Psych Hub is thrilled to partner with CHESS Health to help people better understand their health care journey.”

About CHESS Health
CHESS Health is the developer of the leading, evidence-based telehealth platform supporting the entire addiction management life cycle. The platform facilitates digital handoffs for getting more patients into treatment (eIntervention), improves outcomes through digital CBT (eTherapy) and reduces relapse and supports long term recovery (eRecovery). For providers, the CHESS platform grows patient volume through more successful referrals, improves treatment delivery, measuring and driving better outcomes, including reduced relapse. Health plans and state governments benefit from the ability to get more individuals into treatment with better outcomes. The CHESS platform also offers analytic insights into provider performance. CHESS Health has received recognition from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP), the Journal of Substance Abuse and the Surgeon General. For more information, visit http://www.chess.health.

About Psych Hub
Psych Hub is the most comprehensive platform for online education on mental health, substance use, and suicide prevention topics in the world. Co-founded by Patrick J. Kennedy and Marjorie Morrison, it is a fast-growing library of learning solutions for every audience. Psych Hub’s Learning Hubs are a first-of-its-kind experience taking providers, professionals, and allies from knowledge learned to behavior change through innovation, gamification, certifications, and supportive patient/employee education.

Additionally, the free Psych Hub video library hosts over 150 short, animated videos for consumers focused on improving mental health literacy and reducing stigma about seeking care. To learn more, visit psychhub.com.

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