AA Effects on Drinking

Sponsor:  National Institutes of Health
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Stephen Magura
August 25, 2009 – July 31, 2013

The study uses three advanced statistical techniques to adjust for selection bias into Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) within the Project MATCH national treatment data set to determine whether there is a “true” causal connection between AA participation and reduction in drinking behaviors and related problems.

Colorado ATE Targeted Research

Sponsor:  University Colorado and NSF
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Stephen Magura
March 3, 2009 – July 31, 2012

The Center is conducting research to define/measure the effectiveness of ATE Centers/Projects.



Dual Focus Mutual Aid

Sponsor:  National Institute of Health
Principal Investigator:  Dr. Stephen Magura
July 1, 2008 – April 30, 2014

The study aims are (1) to conduct a multisite randomized controlled trial to determine the efficacy of “dual focus” 12-step mutual aid groups for persons with co-occurring substance use and mental discords; (2) to determine the therapeutic mechanisms mediating between Double Trouble in Recovery (DTR) participation and behavioral outcomes; and (3) to determine the personal, social/environmental, and treatment-related variables that predict DTR affiliation.



CPR Refreshers

The Center is conducting the evaluation component of the proposal to develop and administer refreshers training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The Center is collaborating with the Health and Physical Education and Recreation department.

Buprenorphine Treatment in Jail and Post-Release

More details about the project will be added later.

Controlled Trial of Self-Help for Dually Diagnosed Persons

Responsible for overall scientific integrity and direction of the study. Dr. Magura will direct the development of statistical analytical plans, the statistical analysis of the data, writing of articles for publication, and the preparation of the fi