Exploring the feasibility of mobile texting for recovery support among substance abusing youth
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe outcomes of qualitative focus groups with substance using youth in Los Angeles County. Discuss treatment-involved youth's perceptions of text-based program efficacy for preventing post-treatment relapse. Identify seven types of texts that youth identified as important to include in a text-based recovery program.
Keyword(s): Adolescents, Recovery
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Rachel Gonzales is an Assistant Research Psychologist at the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs. Her training is in psychology, public health and addiction medicine. She has extensive experience in research and evaluation of adolescent and adult substance-abuse programs.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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