Principal Investigators: Lisa Fortuna, M.D., Matilde Castiel, M.D., and Michelle Porche, Ed.D.
This project will identify factors related to successful residential drug treatment of Latino men.
Funded by the University of Massachusetts Medical School as part of a Center for Translational Science Award from National Institutes of Health
This needs assessment uses patient chart review and qualitative interview methods to identify factors related to successful residential drug treatment of Latino men with dual diagnosis and to gather information from clients, counselors and administrators, and families on treatment and training needs. Findings will inform strategies to improve retention in treatment and to provide preliminary findings for future research projects.