Text messaging shows potential as mental health therapy: Researchers

Business World | Aug 1, 2020 at 2:29 PM
  • A new study has explored a text-messaging intervention as a potential therapy to mental health issues.
  • For the study, the research team examined the impact of text messaging as an add-on to an assertive community treatment program versus the latter alone.
  • Through an assertive community treatment program, those with serious mental illness have a designated team that helps them with life skills, such as finding a job and housing, managing medications, as well as providing daily, in-person clinic-based services.