The Therapist Is In—and It’s a Chatbot App – WIRED

Read article - Quotes Lisa Marsch, the Andrew G. Wallace Professor and professor of psychiatry and director of the Center for Technology and Behavioral Health, in an article about how the FDA relaxed its rules for digital therapeutic devices for psychiatric disorders in order to widen access to care during the pandemic. "Someone in the recovery process from substance use may be awake at 2 a.m. feeling at high risk of relapse, and not have anyone to talk to," says Marsch. "But they can have something in their pocket that helps them respond to that moment in a way that doesn't include using again."