As if it never ran out of innovation, now Google has just reportedly released a new feature on its digital map service, Google Maps. This new feature is called ‘Recover Together’, which is intended to help the recovery of drug and alcohol addicts. How does it work?
This feature will make Google Maps provide instructions to users to the meeting that addicts can go to for recovery. Reported by Detik, there are around 83,000 places of recovery recorded in 33,000 locations, both community centers or churches, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotic Anonymous.
In addition to showing the location of recovery, Google Maps also introduces a new feature intended for addicts to be able to find a drug without having to be prescribed, which is useful for treating overdoses if in an emergency situation.
“People can find help if they type” Naloxone near me ‘or’ Narcan near me ‘into the search bar, “Google explained in its official statement.
The development of this feature is based on the fact obtained by Google that there are more than 23 million people in America who are recovering as well as the many maintenance and recovery keywords captured by search engines. More than 130 people die every day due to overdose in the US.
In addition, Google also wants to participate in the National Recovery Month held by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Recover Together can be accessed through link http://recovertogether.withgoogle.com.
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