Digital interventions to increase accessibility to substance use programmes — evidence summary

Summary of the evidence

Rating:
Beneficial

Digital interventions for substance were assessed in a narrative review (Boumparis and Shaub, 2022). Programmes considered were both add-on interventions or standalone interventions and substance-specific (mainly cannabis interventions), were found:

  • to have good feasibility among target groups

However most studies were underpowered to assess effectiveness.

Details

Note: this evidence summary is only valid for the outcomes, target groups, settings and substances/patterns of use described below.

Name of response option:
digital interventions
Desired outcome(s):
reduce substance use
Area(s)
Prevention
Specific substance or pattern of use:
cannabis
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