Chestnut Health Systems

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Organization: Chestnut Health Systems
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Current practice of cesarean delivery on maternal request following the 2006 state-of-the-science conference
    Victoria H Coleman-Cowger
    Department of Research, American College of Obstricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC, USA
    J Reprod Med 55:25-30. 2010
  2. ncbi The Strengthening Communities for Youth (SCY) initiative: a cluster analysis of the services received, their correlates and how they are associated with outcomes
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:3-16. 2008
  3. pmc Managing addiction as a chronic condition
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:45-55. 2007
  4. doi Development and validation of short versions of the internal mental distress and behavior complexity scales in the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN)
    Janet C Titus
    Chestnut Health Systems, Lighthouse Institute, 720 W Chestnut St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:195-214. 2008
  5. doi Characteristics of youths with hearing loss admitted to substance abuse treatment
    Janet C Titus
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut Street, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 13:336-50. 2008
  6. ncbi Utilization of mental health services among adolescents in community-based substance abuse outpatient clinics
    Ya Fen Chan
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:35-51. 2009
  7. ncbi The impact of continuing care adherence on environmental risks, substance use, and substance-related problems following adolescent residential treatment
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomongton, Illinois 61701, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:488-97. 2007
  8. ncbi An eight-year perspective on the relationship between the duration of abstinence and other aspects of recovery
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago and Bloomington, Illinois, USA
    Eval Rev 31:585-612. 2007
  9. ncbi Addiction recovery: its definition and conceptual boundaries
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61710, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:229-41. 2007
  10. pmc Prevalence and comorbidity of major internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents and adults presenting to substance abuse treatment
    Ya Fen Chan
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:14-24. 2008

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Publications54

  1. ncbi Current practice of cesarean delivery on maternal request following the 2006 state-of-the-science conference
    Victoria H Coleman-Cowger
    Department of Research, American College of Obstricians and Gynecologists, Washington, DC, USA
    J Reprod Med 55:25-30. 2010
    ....
  2. ncbi The Strengthening Communities for Youth (SCY) initiative: a cluster analysis of the services received, their correlates and how they are associated with outcomes
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:3-16. 2008
    ..The exception was for cluster 1, for whom emotional problems actually increased. Implications for placement, treatment planning and future research are discussed...
  3. pmc Managing addiction as a chronic condition
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois, USA
    Addict Sci Clin Pract 4:45-55. 2007
    ..We also address the importance of adjusting treatment funding and organizational structures to better meet the needs of individuals with a chronic disease...
  4. doi Development and validation of short versions of the internal mental distress and behavior complexity scales in the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN)
    Janet C Titus
    Chestnut Health Systems, Lighthouse Institute, 720 W Chestnut St, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 35:195-214. 2008
    ..Parallel tests of construct validity show no substantial loss when moving from the longer to shorter versions. The short scales maintain good sensitivity and specificity for predicting diagnostic impressions...
  5. doi Characteristics of youths with hearing loss admitted to substance abuse treatment
    Janet C Titus
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut Street, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Deaf Stud Deaf Educ 13:336-50. 2008
    ..Results of this study will help inform treatment needs of youths with hearing loss and define a baseline for future research...
  6. ncbi Utilization of mental health services among adolescents in community-based substance abuse outpatient clinics
    Ya Fen Chan
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Behav Health Serv Res 36:35-51. 2009
    ..Predictors of service utilization varied by gender and racial/ethnic status. Implications for integrated substance use and mental health services are discussed...
  7. ncbi The impact of continuing care adherence on environmental risks, substance use, and substance-related problems following adolescent residential treatment
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomongton, Illinois 61701, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:488-97. 2007
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  8. ncbi An eight-year perspective on the relationship between the duration of abstinence and other aspects of recovery
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago and Bloomington, Illinois, USA
    Eval Rev 31:585-612. 2007
    ..The findings demonstrate the rich patterns of change associated with the course of long-term recovery...
  9. ncbi Addiction recovery: its definition and conceptual boundaries
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61710, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 33:229-41. 2007
    ..The process of defining recovery touches on some of the most controversial issues within the addictions field...
  10. pmc Prevalence and comorbidity of major internalizing and externalizing problems among adolescents and adults presenting to substance abuse treatment
    Ya Fen Chan
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:14-24. 2008
    ..9 to 8.8). The prevalence and patterns of co-occurring mental health problems, however, varied by age. Young adults (ages 18-25) were found to be most vulnerable to co-occurring problems...
  11. ncbi The new recovery advocacy movement in America
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 102:696-703. 2007
  12. ncbi The effect of assertive continuing care on continuing care linkage, adherence and abstinence following residential treatment for adolescents with substance use disorders
    Mark D Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 102:81-93. 2007
    ..Outcome analyses tested the direct and indirect effects of both conditions and level of adherence on early (months 1-3) and longer-term (months 4-9) abstinence...
  13. ncbi One-year treatment patterns and change trajectories for adolescents participating in outpatient treatment for the first time
    Susan H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:17-28. 2008
    ..These findings suggest the need for clinical monitoring protocols that can be used to identify adolescents needing additional treatment or recovery services...
  14. ncbi Adolescent substance abuse treatment clinicians' self-help meeting referral practices and adolescent attendance rates
    Lora L Passetti
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:29-40. 2008
    ..Additionally, programs may want to develop and train staff in standardized referral procedures. Further research is needed to empirically test referral strategies with adolescents...
  15. ncbi Predictors of early therapeutic alliance among adolescents in Substance abuse treatment
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 40:55-65. 2008
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  16. pmc Adolescent outpatient treatment and continuing care: main findings from a randomized clinical trial
    Susan H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Lighthouse Institute, 448 Wylie Drive, Normal, IL 61761, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 110:44-54. 2010
    ..Analysis of the costs of each intervention combined with its outcomes revealed that the most cost-effective condition was MET/CBT7 without ACC...
  17. pmc The Reinforcing Therapist Performance (RTP) experiment: Study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
    Bryan R Garner
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Normal, IL, USA
    Implement Sci 5:5. 2010
    ..TRIAL REGISTRATION: Trial Registration Number: NCT01016704...
  18. pmc A randomized controlled trial of telephone continuing care
    Mark D Godley
    Research and Development, Chestnut Health Systems, Normal, IL 61761, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:74-82. 2010
    ..The high satisfaction ratings and early favorable response among TCC patients suggest the procedure is promising. Further research with larger samples and over a longer period is necessary...
  19. pmc The Washington Circle continuity of care performance measure: predictive validity with adolescents discharged from residential treatment
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, Normal, IL 61761, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:3-11. 2010
    ..In addition, assignment to an assertive continuing care condition was found to significantly increase the likelihood of achieving continuity of care...
  20. pmc Results from two randomized clinical trials evaluating the impact of quarterly recovery management checkups with adult chronic substance users
    Christy K Scott
    Chestnut Health Systems, 221 West Walton, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Addiction 104:959-71. 2009
    ..These two experiments tested the effectiveness of recovery management checkup (RMC) protocols for adult chronic substance users...
  21. doi The mobilization of community resources to support long-term addiction recovery
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61761, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:146-58. 2009
    ..Principles and strategies that could guide the development and mobilization of community resources to support the long-term recovery of individuals and families are identified...
  22. ncbi Twelve defining moments in the history of alcoholics anonymous
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Recent Dev Alcohol 18:37-57. 2008
    ..This article describes 12 character-defining moments in the history of AA that highlight the differences between AA and alcoholism treatment...
  23. doi Recovery: old wine, flavor of the month or new organizing paradigm?
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Port Charlotte, Florida 33980, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:1987-2000. 2008
    ..Policymakers who are embracing this concept via the vision of a recovery-oriented system of care are, in spite of innumerable obstacles, radically altering the present design of addiction treatment...
  24. pmc Research on the diffusion of evidence-based treatments within substance abuse treatment: a systematic review
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, 448 Wylie Dr, Normal, IL 61761, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:376-99. 2009
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  25. pmc Exposure to Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach treatment procedures as a mediator of the relationship between adolescent substance abuse treatment retention and outcome
    Bryan R Garner
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:252-64. 2009
    ..The current findings are useful, as little research to date has identified significant mediators of the relationship between retention and treatment outcomes or identified target thresholds of treatment exposure...
  26. doi Contingent reinforcement of personal goal activities for adolescents with substance use disorders during post-residential continuing care
    Susan H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA
    Am J Addict 17:278-86. 2008
    ..The mean activities selected was 20, and the mean completed was 13. Overall, 1,114 or 64% of chosen activities were completed. The clinical feasibility of activity incentive programs for adolescents is discussed...
  27. ncbi Maximizing follow-up in longitudinal studies of traumatized populations
    Christy K Scott
    Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago and Bloomington, IL 60610, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:757-69. 2006
    ..The effectiveness of the model is examined with reference to traumatic stress in a large community sample (N = 887) with eight waves of data over 2 years...
  28. ncbi Employment and adolescent alcohol and drug treatment and recovery: an exploratory study
    Susan H Godley
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Am J Addict 15:137-43. 2006
    ..Employment situations are a critical aspect of adolescents' recovery environment, and more research is needed to learn how to create support for recovery in this aspect of an adolescent's life...
  29. ncbi Transformational change: a historical review
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Clin Psychol 60:461-70. 2004
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  30. ncbi Evidence-based practice in managed care: more propaganda than reality?
    David A Sharar
    Chestnut Health Systems Inc, Bloomington, Ill, USA
    Behav Healthc Tomorrow 12:SR22-4. 2003
  31. ncbi Gender differences in victimization severity and outcomes among adolescents treated for substance abuse
    Janet C Titus
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:19-35. 2003
    ..When used as grouping variables, gender and severity of victimization significantly interacted with measures of intake status and were significant predictors of 3-month postdischarge treatment outcomes...
  32. ncbi Maltreatment issues and outcomes of adolescents enrolled in substance abuse treatment
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Child Maltreat 8:3-6. 2003
    ..This introduction provides an overview of the articles and then highlights some of the key implications of this collective body of work for practice, policy, and future research...
  33. ncbi The Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) experiment: rationale, study design and analysis plans
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems CHS, Bloomington, Chicago, and Madison, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 97:16-34. 2002
    ..This paper provides a description of the rationale, study design, treatments and assessment procedures used in the Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) experiment...
  34. ncbi Changing the focus: the case for recognizing and treating cannabis use disorders
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems CHS, West Chestnut, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 97:4-15. 2002
    ..Moreover, the costs to society are continuing to mount from past neglect of this continuing public health problem. This paper provides background on the need to develop effective models for treating cannabis use disorders...
  35. ncbi Preliminary outcomes from the assertive continuing care experiment for adolescents discharged from residential treatment
    Mark D Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 W Chestnut Street, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 23:21-32. 2002
    ..Preliminary findings demonstrate an ACC approach designed for adolescents can increase linkage and retention in continuing care and improve short-term substance use outcomes...
  36. ncbi Impact of centralized intake on drug and alcohol treatment placement decisions
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago, Illinois 60610, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:7-15. 2002
    ..The results indicate that the implementation of ASAM PPC-2 is both feasible and produces expected changes in the placement decision process...
  37. ncbi Impact of centralized intake on case management services
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago, Illinois 60610, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 34:51-7. 2002
    ..No differences were found in the amount or length of substance abuse treatment services received by participants in the two conditions...
  38. ncbi Provider-sponsored networks in public sector behavioral health
    D A Sharar
    Chestnut Health Systems, Inc in Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA
    Adm Policy Ment Health 29:3-20. 2001
    ..Findings suggest that regional networks are making gradual progress, although many of the assumed benefits have been elusive...
  39. ncbi Twenty-five strategies for improving the design, implementation and analysis of health services research related to alcohol and other drug abuse treatment
    M L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 95:S281-308. 2000
    ..Improving the state of the art of health services research and bridging the gap between research and practice do not depend upon using the most advanced methods, but rather upon using the most appropriate methods...
  40. ncbi A replicable model for achieving over 90% follow-up rates in longitudinal studies of substance abusers
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, 712 N Wells, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 74:21-36. 2004
    ..An examination of the effect of attrition on validity in these two samples demonstrated that even the traditionally acceptable 30% level of attrition can result in significant bias and that the nature of the bias is unpredictable...
  41. ncbi Addiction recovery mutual aid groups: an enduring international phenomenon
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IN 61701, USA
    Addiction 99:532-8. 2004
  42. ncbi Adolescent and parent perceptions of outpatient substance abuse treatment: a qualitative study
    Michelle K White
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:65-74. 2004
    ..This study illustrates that adolescents and their parents are important sources of information about the treatment experience and may provide useful ideas for enhancing treatment engagement and retention...
  43. ncbi Development and validation of the GAIN Short Screener (GSS) for internalizing, externalizing and substance use disorders and crime/violence problems among adolescents and adults
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Am J Addict 15:80-91. 2006
    ..The GSS has good potential as an efficient screener for identifying people with co-occurring disorders across multiple systems and routing them to the right services and more detailed assessments...
  44. ncbi Substance use, academic performance and the village school
    Susan Harrington Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, 720 West Chestnut Street, Bloomington, Illinois 61701, USA
    Addiction 101:1685-8. 2006
  45. ncbi Images from the Brown University Alcohol and Addiction Studies collections
    William L White
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 101:788-92. 2006
  46. ncbi Utilizing Recovery Management Checkups to shorten the cycle of relapse, treatment reentry, and recovery
    Christy K Scott
    Chestnut Health Systems, Inc, Lighthouse Institute, 712 N Wells, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 78:325-38. 2005
    ..The methods in this study also provide a simple but replicable method for learning more about the multiple pathways that individuals travel along before achieving a prolonged state of recovery...
  47. ncbi Ethical issues in the conduct of longitudinal studies of addiction treatment
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S91-S101. 2005
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  48. ncbi Pathways in the relapse--treatment--recovery cycle over 3 years
    Christy K Scott
    Lighthouse Institute, Chestnut Health Systems, Chicago, IL 60610, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S63-72. 2005
    ..While exploratory and observational, several of the predictors are time-dependent and identify promising targets for interventions designed to shorten the cycle and increase the long-term effectiveness of treatment...
  49. ncbi The duration and correlates of addiction and treatment careers
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 28:S51-62. 2005
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  50. ncbi The Cannabis Youth Treatment (CYT) Study: main findings from two randomized trials
    Michael Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 27:197-213. 2004
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  51. ncbi Thirty-month relapse trajectory cluster groups among adolescents discharged from out-patient treatment
    Susan H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 99:129-39. 2004
    ..To identify adolescent relapse trajectory groups following discharge from out-patient substance abuse treatment...
  52. ncbi Cross-validation of the alcohol and cannabis use measures in the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) and Timeline Followback (TLFB; Form 90) among adolescents in substance abuse treatment
    Michael L Dennis
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Addiction 99:120-8. 2004
    ..To examine the comparability, reliability and predictive validity of two instruments used to assess alcohol use and dependence: the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) and the Form 90 Timeline Followback (TLFB) method...
  53. ncbi Organizational ethics in managed behavioral health care: perspectives from executives and leaders
    David A Sharar
    Chestnut Health Systems, Inc, 1003 Martin Luther King Drive, Building II, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    Ethical Hum Sci Serv 5:109-25. 2003
    ..Inquiry findings present four major themes and describe participant material in a way that enhances sensitivity and understanding to organizational ethics in MBHC and behavioral health services and research...
  54. ncbi Case management for dually diagnosed individuals involved in the criminal justice system
    S H Godley
    Chestnut Health Systems, Bloomington, IL 61701, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 18:137-48. 2000
    ..Barriers observed in implementing these types of services and issues for replication are outlined and discussed...

Research Grants37

  1. DOMS EARLY REINTERVENTION (ERI) EXPERIMENT
    Michael Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2002
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  2. Early Re-intervention Experiment2(ER12)
    Michael Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Pathways to Recovery for Substance Abusers in Treatment
    Christy Scott; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMC-WO) Experiment
    Christy Scott; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMC-WO) Experiment
    Christy Scott; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  6. Recovery Management Checkups for Women Offenders (RMC-WO) Experiment
    Christy K Scott; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  7. Pathways to Recovery: Older Substance Users
    Christy K Scott; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  8. Adolescent Outpatient & Continuing Care Study (AOCCS)
    SUSAN GODLEY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..a best practice treatment as usual in Chestnut Health Systems' Outpatient Program (CHS-OP), as well as the impact of a manual-guided second phase home-based outpatient ..
  9. Reinforcing Therapist Performance
    BRYAN GARNER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Cost analyses will focus on whether the increased costs of therapist incentives can be offset by improvements in these three outcomes. ..
  10. Reinforcing Therapist Performance
    Bryan R Garner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Cost analyses will focus on whether the increased costs of therapist incentives can be offset by improvements in these three outcomes. ..
  11. Impact, Predictors, and Mediators of Therapist Turnover
    Bryan R Garner; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  12. EFFECTIVENESS OF ASSERTIVE AFTERCARE FOR YOUTH
    Mark Godley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that the AAP plus CM condition will result in outcomes superior to the other conditions and be more likely to contribute to longer-term benefits to clients and their families. ..
  13. EFFECTIVENESS OF ASSERTIVE AFTERCARE FOR YOUTH
    Mark Godley; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Additional comparisons will be possible with a pre-experimental baseline group of another 80 clients and a separate state-wide study we are currently conducting with 38 treatment units serving approximately 7200 clients per year. ..
  14. 12-Step Participation After Adolescent Treatment
    LORA PASSETTI; Fiscal Year: 2007
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