Examining the Effectiveness of a Peer-support Model for Parents and Caregivers of Addicted Loved Ones
This study aims to assess the subjective benefits of participation in face-to-face meetings for both Learn to Cope affiliates and their family members with addiction problems; to examine the extent to which Learn to Cope is associated with improving its members’ understanding of and competence in dealing with their loved ones’ addiction as well as…MORE
This study is the first to develop and test in a randomized experimental design the efficacy of an integrated 12-step facilitation intervention tailored for young people.
This study examined the treatment and continuing care responses of young adults (18-25yrs) with specific examination of the mechanisms through which relapse and recovery occurs, for whom, and what points.
This study examined the process, proximal and distal treatment outcomes of this highly prevalent, but under-studied, treatment model among youth.
This study will characterize and evaluate the public health and addiction recovery utility of addiction recovery community centers in the United States. This experimental/developmental investigation will characterize RCCs in New England and New York, and survey RCC clients to examine abstinence and remission rates and the accrual of recovery capital and enhanced quality of life.
This grant is designed to develop specific content expertise in treatment and recovery policy, and the design, implementation, and evaluation of treatment and recovery support service combinations. This grant also allows for mentoring junior investigators in patient-orientated addiction research (POAR).
Some of the RRI projects include building and maintaining a website in order to provide a credible source of information to debunk addiction and recovery myths, and provide free access to the latest recovery research information; building and evaluating recovery support programs in the community; building and evaluating recovery support programs in educational settings such…MORE
This study is the first to develop and test in a randomized experimental design the efficacy of an integrated 12-step facilitation intervention tailored for young people. More information at ClinicalTrials.gov.
The aim of the study is to design novel behavioral tasks that will allow us to separate and empirically measure factors that predict social influence. We would like to design new tasks based on classic psychological studies that will allows us to model social influence, to observe differences between non-dependent young adults aged 18-25 who…MORE
This is the first randomized controlled study on the effectiveness of a treatment combining Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Brief Motivational Intervention (CBT+BMI) for college students with depressive symptoms who binge drink. Given the severe consequences associated with binge drinking and depressive symptoms in college students identifying an effective treatment for this population has critical public…MORE