Developing and Improving Addiction Treatment

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CRIA is at the forefront of testing and refining new treatment options for providers who deliver real-world intervention to patients experiencing alcohol and drug-related problems.

Clinical psychologists and others who have expanded their work to encompass training and intervention are studying addictive behaviors and developing treatments for clinicians to implement with patients fighting addictions.

Current treatment research

Rychtarik | Danaher | McGillicuddy | Barrick
Researchers will continue to develop and assess web-based programs to help women learn essential coping skills for living with a partner who has an alcohol use disorder.
Leonard | Collins | Homish
This grant funds a postdoctoral training program for scientists planning a career in addictions research.
This project will improve public health by developing a theory-based, web-delivered intervention to promote healthy behavior in dental patients.
Chang | Barrick | Griswold | Dermen | Elze | Janikowski | Austin-Ketch | Campbell-Heider
This project will train graduate students to provide empirically supported, team-based addictions prevention and treatment services in integrated behavioral health-primary care settings located in underserved Western New York communities.
Testa | Livingston
This developmental research seeks to expand upon an existing approach to reduce college drinking as a way of preventing sexual victimization
Bradizza | Stasiewicz | Lucke | Coffey | Gulliver
Researchers will study the effectiveness of Affect Regulation Treatment (ART) as an intervention for people with alcohol use disorders.
Stasiewicz | Bradizza | Dermen | Lucke
This grant will explore a number of tailored treatment approaches to determine which works best for people in relation to their drinking behavior prior to seeking help.
Stasiewicz | Bradizza | Lucke
This five-year study will research how an individual’s change in alcohol use prior to beginning treatment predicts success during and after a treatment program.
Chang | Dermen | Nisbet | Campbell-Heider | Casucci | Loomis | Moss
The grant aims to integrate behavioral health into primary care services within the Seneca Nation Health System, thereby increasing access to mental health and substance abuse screening and treatment.