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All the latest news: Technology Digitisation Cybercrime Apps

Here you can find over 60 posts covering the latest apps and other innovations in the justice and substance misuse sectors. If you’re looking for something in particular, try the search box below.

Incentivising recovery

WDP’s Capital Card scheme incentivises and empowers people in substance misuse treatment and recovery

Policing in a digital world

Policing 4.0 – Deloitte report on how UK police forces are responding to the threats & opportunities of a digital world.

The role of technology in offender rehabilitation

A new commentary paper from the team at Breaking Free discusses the increasingly significant role new technologies, specifically digital technologies, are playing in the rehabilitation of offenders.

Online alcohol screening works

Online alcohol intervention allows people to find out how risky their drinking is with a two-minute Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT).

The rise of therapy chatbots

The developers of these mental health chatbots do not suggest they are a replacement for person-to-person therapy although there do seem to be some real benefits.

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