Google Maps adds tools to find drug addiction recovery resources - CNET

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is launching a new website it’s calling “Recover Together” that collates resources for addiction recovery in the United States. The site includes Google Maps-based search for resources like recovery support meetings and pharmacies that offer Naloxone without a prescription — it’s a drug that can be used to counteract opioid overdoses. The new site will be linked under the search bar on Google’s most valuable real estate: its home page. The company says that it’s partnering with the Recovery Resource Hub to fill out its maps. Vetted sources are especially important in rehab, where scams can run rampant. Google itself ran afoul of those problems in 2017, when we reported on how rampant scams were in Google’s own search results.... Continue reading…

Google Maps adds tools to find drug addiction recovery resources - CNET

The features aim to combat the opioid crisis.

Thu 12 Sep 19 from CNET

Google puts drug addiction recovery info front and center

The opioid epidemic is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths per year. Google hopes to make it easier for the 23 million Americans in recovery to find a support group or find ...

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Google launches tools to help opioid addicts with resources for their recovery

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