Research Briefs

As part of our mission to translate science into practical terms for all affected stakeholders, TRI develops and disseminates research briefs to synthesize key findings from peer-reviewed scientific journals into practical terms.  While many of these research findings germinate from TRI, we also collate key findings germinating from researchers at other institutions that we believe have significant relevance for the field.

Adaptive Intervention in Drug Courts

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Advances in Adolescent Substance Abuse Treatment

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Alcohol Medications and Healthcare Utilization

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Alcoholism, Reduced Cortical Thickness

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Barriers to Implementing Individualized Substance Abuse Treatment

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Behavior Change within Alcoholics Anyonymous

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Brief Intervention for Drug-Abusing Adolescents in a School Setting

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Bullying Victimization and Substance Use in Adolescence

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Buprenorphine Treatment in Medicaid

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Buprenorphine/Naltrexone Treatment for Opioid Addicted Youth

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Cigarette Smoking and Health Outcomes Among College Students

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Cocaine Use in College

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Comparison of Two ASI-Based Standardized Patient Placement Approaches

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Compliance with Buprenorphine Medication-Assisted Treatment and Relapse to Opioid Use

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Computer Therapy in Substance Abuse Treatment

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Contingency Management for Adolescents with Marijuana Dependence

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Contingency Management in Addiction Treatment

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Correlation between Adolescent Drinking and Later Violence

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Diversion of Prescription Drugs in College

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Driving Under the Influence in College

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Drug Use & Psychosocial Functioning of Adolescents with ADHD

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Drug use patterns in young adulthood and post-college employment

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Drugged Driving in College

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Exploring the Intersection of Mental Health and Release Status with Recidivism

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Extended Release Naltrexone for Alcohol Dependence

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Financial Incentives for Smoking Cessation among Pregnant and Newly Postpartum Women

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Health Outcomes: Marijuana Use During College

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HIV testing in recent college students

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Impact of Drug Use on Adolescent Brain Development

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Integrating Substance Use Information into Electronic Health Records

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Marijuana Exposure and Initiation in College

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Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Dependence

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Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

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Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome following Methadone or Buprenorphine Treatment

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Prescription Opioids as a Gateway for Injection Drug Abuse

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Prevalence of Substance Use Disorders in College

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Problems of Concerned Family Members of Substance Abusers

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Provider Beliefs About Empirically-Supported Treatments

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Randomized Trial of Long-Acting Sustained-Release Naltrexone Implant for Preventing Relapse to Opioid Dependence

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Relationships among Parental Monitoring and Sensation Seeking on the Development of Substance Use Disorders among College Students

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Resets in Voucher-Based Therapy

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Role of Dentist in Opioid Abuse

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Social contexts of drinking and subsequent alcohol use disorder among college students

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Supervised Alcohol Use

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Teen Marijuana Check Up

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The Effect of Telephonic Support on Treatment for Opioid Dependence

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Training Public Defenders on SBIRT

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Using "Toolkits" for Group Counseling

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Using CASPAR to Connect Clients to Wraparound Services

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Using Contingency Management for Hard to Treat Smokers

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Women in Drug Court

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