Evidence-based digital self-help apps for gambling problems are few in number but effective for those that engage with them; however, user engagement remains low. Efforts to increase engagement via clinician contact has mixed evidence and negates many benefits of self-help (e.g., privacy, accessibility, independence). The current study proposes to translate an existing evidence-based workbook into a smartphone app by modifying features (e.g., notifications) and allowing for user personalization, which is expected to maintain the benefits and cost-effectiveness of self-help without more demand for user motivation, external resources, or clinician support.
Timeframe: December 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025
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