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Susan E. Collins, Daniel K. Malone, Mary E. Larimer
Collins et al. (2012) indicated that time spent in a project-based Housing First (HF) intervention was associated with improved two-year alcohol-use trajectories among chronically homeless individuals with alcohol problems. To explore potential...
Seema L. Clifasefi, Daniel K. Malone, Susan E. Collins
Description: Project-based Housing First (HF) programs provide immediate, permanent, low-barrier, nonabstinence-based supportive housing to chronically homeless people within a single housing project. Previous studies have shown...
Susan E. Collins, Daniel K. Malone, Seema L. Clifasefi
Objectives. We studied housing retention and its predictors in the single-site Housing First model. Methods. Participants (n = 111) were chronically homeless people with severe alcohol problems who lived in a single-site Housing First program and...
Jessica L. Mackelprang, Susan E. Collins, Seema L. Clifasefi
Objective Chronically homeless adults with severe alcohol problems are disproportionately burdened with health-care problems and are high utilizers of emergency medical services (EMS). Single-site Housing First (HF), which provides immediate,...
Daniel K. Malone, Susan E. Collins, Seema L. Clifasefi
Purpose Chronic homelessness is a serious public health issue that places a strain on health-care and criminal justice systems. Typical housing models place requirements on chronically homeless individuals that are often experienced as...
Seema L. Clifasefi, Susan E. Collins, Nicole I. Torres, Véronique S. Grazioli, Jessica L. Mackelprang
Single-site Housing First (HF) is associated with reduced publicly funded service utilization and costs and alcohol-related harm for chronically homeless individuals with severe alcohol problems. Many residents, however, continue to experience...
Seema L. Clifasefi, Daniel K.Malone, Susan E.Collins
Project-based Housing First (HF) programs provide immediate, permanent, low-barrier, nonabstinence-based supportive housing to chronically homeless people within a single housing project. Previous studies have shown project-based HF is associated...
Véronique S.Grazioli, Jennifer Hicks, Greta Kaese, James Lenert, Susan E.Collins
Chronically homeless individuals with alcohol dependence experience severe alcohol-related consequences. It is therefore important to identify factors that might be associated with reduced alcohol-related harm, such as the use of safer-drinking...
Sarah Bowen, Neharika Chawla, Susan E. Collins, Katie Witkiewitz, Sharon Hsu, Joel Grow, Seema Clifasefi, Anne Douglass, Mary E. Larimer, Alan Marlatt
With rates of relapse following substance abuse treatment estimated at over 60%, substance use disorders are often described as “chronic relapsing conditions”. The most commonly available treatments in many developed countries are 12-step or mutual...
Susan E. Collins, Daniel K. Malone, Seema L. Clifasefi, Joshua A. Ginzler, Michelle D. Garner, Bonnie. Burlingham, Heather S. Lonczak, Elizabeth A. Dana, Megan. Kirouac, Kenneth. Tanzer, William G. Hobson, G. Alan. Marlatt, Mar Larimer
Objectives. Two-year alcohol use trajectories were documented among residents in a project-based Housing First program. Project-based Housing First provides immediate, low-barrier, nonabstinence-based, permanent supportive housing to chronically...
Susan E. Collins, Andrew J. Saxon, Mark H. Duncan, Brian F. Smart, Joseph O. Merrill, Daniel K. Malone, T. Ron Jackson, Seema L. Clifasefi, Jutta Joesch, Richard K. Ries
Interventions requiring abstinence from alcohol are neither preferred by nor shown to be highly effective with many homeless individuals with alcohol dependence. It is therefore important to develop lower-threshold, patient-centered interventions...
Susan E. Collins, Connor B. Jones, Gail Hoffmann, Lonnie A. Nelson, Starlyn M. Hawes, Véronique S. Grazioli, Jessica L. Mackelprang, Jessica Holttum, Greta Kaese, James Lenert, Patrick Herndon, Seema L. Clifasefi
Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are 10 times more prevalent among homeless individuals than in the general population, and homeless individuals are disproportionately affected by alcohol-related morbidity and mortality. Unfortunately, abstinence-based...
Susan E. Collins, Emily M. Taylor, Victor L. King, Alyssa S. Hatsukami, Matthew B. Jones, Chi-Y Un L Ee, James Lenert, Johanna M. Jing, Charlotte R. Barker, Silvi C. Goldstein, Robert V. Hardy, Greta Kaese Lonnie A. Nelson
This study is the first to document suicidality among chronically homeless people with alcohol problems (N = 134) and examine its trajectory following exposure to immediate, permanent, low-barrier housing (i.e., Housing First). Suicidal ideation,...
Susan E. Collins, Connor B. Jones, Gail Hoffmann, Lonnie A. Nelson, Starlyn M. Hawes, Véronique S.Graziolia, Jessica L. Mackelprang, Jessica Holttuma, Greta Kaesea, James Lenerta, Patrick Herndon, Seema L. Clifasefi
Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are more prevalent among homeless individuals than in the general population, and homeless individuals are disproportionately affected by alcohol-related morbidity and mortality. Unfortunately, abstinence-based...
Susan E. Collins, Véronique S. Grazioli, Nicole I.Torres, Emily M.Taylor, Connor B.Jones, Gail E. Hoffman, Laura Haelsig, Mengdan D. Zhu, Alyssa S.Hatsukami, Molly J. Koker, Patrick Herndon, Shawna M. Greenlea, Parker E. Dean
Most treatment programs for alcohol dependence have prioritized alcohol abstinence as the primary treatment goal. However, abstinence-based goals are not always considered desirable or attainable by more severely affected populations, such as...