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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.

How Twitter helps you stop smoking

Randomised controlled trial finds that participation in private twitter groups doubles your chance of successfully giving up smoking.

Using social media to assess risk

Could the probation service soon be using computerised algorithms to assess risk of harm to the public by the automatic search of offenders’ Facebook posts?

New app helps offenders desist from crime

Excellent initiative from Probation Board of Northern Ireland pioneers the use of an app to promote desistance and help with mental health & addiction issues.

A very modern drink diary

How a $200k competition launched by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism sparked the next generation of sobriety bracelets.

How a new smartphone app can save lives

Naloxone training app I am writing this post to celebrate the launch of the new @UTurntraining smartphone app which is dedicated to preventing deaths caused

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