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Effectiveness of Extended Treatment for Drug Dependence (ETDD) in the City Study

2014-08-27 03:12:35 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This protocol (a supplement to 805466) is to test whether our telephone continuing care model can be implemented successfully by "real world" publicly funded programs. Participants will be recruited from Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health - run drug programs. The investigators will train city telephone care managers to deliver our telephone continuing care intervention to patients in this program. The investigators will randomize 200 to receive this intervention or usual care and follow them for 12 months.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cocaine Dependence

Intervention

Recovery Support Counseling

Location

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
United States
19104

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Pennsylvania

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:35-0400

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