A comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for women and their children: an initial evaluation.

@article{Conners2001ACS,
  title={A comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for women and their children: an initial evaluation.},
  author={Nicola A. Conners and R. E. Bradley and Leanne Whiteside-Mansell and Cynthia C Crone},
  journal={Journal of substance abuse treatment},
  year={2001},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={67-75}
}
This article examines a comprehensive, residential substance abuse treatment program for women and their children. A majority of the 72 participants studied were African American single mothers, for whom crack/cocaine was the drug of choice. The women and their children were assessed repeatedly during treatment, and at 3, 6, and 12 months postdischarge. Program impact was estimated by comparing the outcomes of three groups that differed in the amount of treatment they received: early dropouts… CONTINUE READING