Updated: October 16, 2019

Google Uses Google Maps to Help People Recover

Google has been making its mark in the recovery world for quite some time. Not only are they the premier search engine, But they have put Legit Script in place to cut down on fraudulent advertisers. Last month during Recovery Month, they announced a new feature in Google Maps.

From the article on BGR:

Moreover, Google Maps will also display the nearest location where people could find non-prescriptions drugs including Naloxone or Narcan that can treat overdoses. All you have to do is search for “Naloxone near me” or “Narcan near me” in the search bar of the app.

Google is also launching a new Recover Together website, The Verge said that will deliver the same addiction recovery resources, Google Maps-based search included.

The company has partnered with Recovery Resource Hub to vet the maps, and the help page won’t feature any ads.

Google said that more than 23 million Americans are in recovery, with the company having witnessed an “all-time high” of people search for recovery treatment.

The company built the tools for the 30th annual National Recovery Month, an initiative launched by the US Department of Health and Human Services.



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