Evaluating a bilingual voluntary community-based healthcare organization.

  title={Evaluating a bilingual voluntary community-based healthcare organization.},
  author={Leonard A. Jason and Julia A Digangi and Josefina Alvarez and Richard Contreras and Roberto Lopez-Tamayo and Stephanie Gallardo and Samantha Flores},
  journal={Journal of ethnicity in substance abuse},
  volume={12 4},
The current study compared traditional recovery homes for individuals with substance use disorders with homes that had been modified to feature culturally congruent communication styles. Findings indicated significant increases in employment income, with the size of the change significantly greater in the culturally modified houses. Significant decreases in alcohol use over time were also found, with larger decreases over time in the traditional recovery homes. Use of prescribed medications and… CONTINUE READING

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