Promising Treatments for Substance-use Disorders

Group Motivational Interviewing (GMI)

Santa Ana, E. J., LaRowe, S. D., Gebregziabher, M., Morgan-Lopez, A. A., Lamb, K., Beavis, K. A., Bishu, K., & Martino, S. (2021). Randomized controlled trial of group motivational interviewing for veterans with substance use disorders. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 223, 108716.

Martino S, Santa Ana EJ, 2013. Motivational interviewing groups for dually diagnosed patients, in: Wagner CC, Ingersoll KS (Eds.), Motivational Interviewing in Groups. Guilford Press, New York, NY, pp. 297–313.

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs)

Guydish, J., Bucardo, J., Chan, M., Nebelkopf, E., Acampora, A., & Werdegar, D. (1993). Drug abuse day treatment using the therapeutic community model. In J. Inciardi, F. Tims, & B. Fletcher (Eds.). Innovative approaches in the treatment of drug abuse: Program models and strategies (pp. 171-190). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

McCarty, D., Braude, L., Lyman, D. R., Dougherty, R. H., Daniels, A. S., Ghose, S. S., & Delphin-Rittmon, M. E. (2014). Substance abuse intensive outpatient programs: assessing the evidence. Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.), 65(6), 718–726.

The Women's Recovery Group (WRG)

Greenfield, S. F., Sugarman, D. E., Freid, C. M., Bailey, G. L., Crisafulli, M. A., Kaufman, J. S., Wigderson, S., Connery, H. S., Rodolico, J., Morgan-Lopez, A. A., & Fitzmaurice, G. M. (2014). Group therapy for women with substance use disorders: results from the Women’s Recovery Group Study. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 142, 245–253.