Checkup System Catches Relapse Early and Facilitates Return to Treatment

This is an important article that supports our approach of maintaining engagement and reconnecting clients with services when it’s needed:

Supplementing regular recovery checkups with motivational interviewing and active linking to treatment can get relapsing patients back into treatment sooner and help them stay longer, report NIDA-funded researchers. In the 2 years following treatment, patients who received the additional interventions were three times as likely to reenter treatment as others who received assessments only.