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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Recovery Support Counseling
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:35-0400
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