Mary Jo Larson

Rachel Sayko Adams4
Beth A Mohr3
Thomas V Williams3
Mishka Terplan2
4Rachel Sayko Adams
3Beth A Mohr
3Thomas V Williams
2Mishka Terplan
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This paper presents the rationale and methods for a randomized controlled evaluation of web-based training in motivational interviewing, goal setting, and behavioral task assignment. Web-based training may be a practical and cost-effective way to address the need for large-scale mental health training in evidence-based practice; however, there is a dearth(More)
  • Mary Jo Larson, Beth A Mohr, Rachel Sayko Adams, Thomas V Williams
  • 2015
Background Problems associated with alcohol and drug use are a critical area for intervention development within the Department of Defense (DoD). Little is known about the impact of deployment on illicit drug use. This study is the first to study drug use problems with objective drug test data among military members returning from deployment. Using(More)
  • Alex H S Harris, Cheng Chen, Ma, Beth A Mohr, Rachel Sayko Adams, M Phf +2 others
  • 2014
Authors alone are responsible for opinions expressed in the contribution and for its clearance through their federal health agency, if required. ABSTRACT This study described rates and predictors of Army National Guard and Army Reserve members' enrollment in and utilization of Veteran Health Administration (VHA) services in the 365 days following(More)
OBJECTIVES We identified to what extent the Department of Defense postdeployment health surveillance program identifies at-risk drinking, alone or in conjunction with psychological comorbidities, and refers service members who screen positive for additional assessment or care. METHODS We completed a cross-sectional analysis of 333 803 US Army active duty(More)
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The authors designed and delivered an innovative Web course on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a specific empirically based treatment, to a diverse group of addiction counselors and supervisors in 54 addiction units across the country, and conducted a randomized controlled trial of its effectiveness with 127 counselors. The(More)
of the Campaign for a New Drug Policy. The paper benefited from the critical review and document editing of other reviewers outside of Brandeis and Open Society who volunteered their time: We are grateful to the many individuals who shared both their valuable time and expertise by participating in the informal fact-gathering interviews that we conducted:
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BACKGROUND Chronic medical diseases require regular and longitudinal care and self-management for effective treatment. When chronic diseases include substance use disorders, care and treatment of both the medical and addiction disorders may affect access to care and the ability to focus on both conditions. The objective of this paper is to evaluate the(More)
This study analyzed annual service use and payment data for children in racial/ ethnic subgroups in Medicaid Programs of four States, and compared service use of youth treated with mental health or substance abuse (MH/SA) conditions to youth without such conditions. In addition to geographic variation in rates (6.2 to 10.7 percent used MH/SA related care),(More)
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