“You Are Linked to Resources” was created for the friends and family of those with substance use disorder as well as healthcare professionals. The app is designed so that those seeking information on recovery or substance use disorders can find reliable and safe information in an efficient and organized way. The full version contains over 10,000 links organized into 9 main categories, 80+ subcategories, and 780+ sections in order to make navigation easy and efficient. The main categories include: Education, Self-Care,, Opioid Overdoses, Connections, Collaboration, Recovery Advocacy and Recovery Oriented Care. There is a flowchart containing all of the content incorporated into the menu button in order to help users navigate the app more easily. “You are Linked to Resources” is updated daily with information from the news, professional magazines, and over 600 websites which makes it a useful tool for professionals in the recovery community and physicians who are trying to stay up to date on this material. Currently, “You Are Linked to Resources” is the only app on the market that provides an organized and safe database for the family and friends of those with substance use disorder.
“You Are Linked to Resources” requires an internet connection to view app content. The time to load the app depends on the signal strength.