Web-Based, Psychosocial Treatment for Substance Use Disorders in Community Treatment Settings
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Campbell, A; Miele, GM; Nunes, E; McCrimmon, S; Ghitza, U
Adult; Female; Humans; Internet; Male; Motivation; Outpatients; Psychotherapy/methods; Software; Substance-Related Disorders/therapy; Young Adult
The purpose of this multisite clinical trial was to evaluate the effectiveness of a web-based version of the Community Reinforcement Approach, plus motivational incentives, within community-based, outpatient substance abuse treatment. This ongoing study is being conducted within the National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Midway through the enrollment of 500 participants, the study is being implemented in 10 treatment programs across the United States. Information is provided on design, sample, intervention and technology, and preliminary lessons learned.