Intervention to Reduce Injection Drug Use
This is a five-year prospective randomized trial comparing two intervention conditions designed to facilitate substance abuse treatment entry and enhance retention in order to reduce the behaviors associated with HIV and HCV risk among injection drug users (IDUs) and to improve client overall functioning. The overall goal of this project is to compare strengths-based case-management (CM) to an enhanced version of CM that uses case managers to facilitate a therapeutic alliance (CM/FTA) among out-of-treatment IDUs in Denver.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Strengths-based case management, Case management plus facilitated treatment alliance
University of Colorado, Denver
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00786630
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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