Post-Hospital Intervention for Veterans With Comorbid Bipolar and Substance Use Disorders

2019-10-21 12:45:32 | BioPortfolio


This trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel intervention for Veterans with co-occurring bipolar and substance use disorders following a psychiatric hospitalization. Half of the participants will receive a specialized psychosocial intervention program, while the other half will receive an enhanced safety monitoring program, both provided in addition to their routine care.

Study Design


Bipolar Disorder


Integrated Treatment Adherence Program for Veterans (ITAP-VA), Safety Assessment and Follow-up Evaluation (SAFE)


Providence VA Medical Center
Rhode Island
United States


Not yet recruiting


Providence VA Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-21T12:45:32-0400

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