This work expands on the work of other studies that have examined clinical samples of veterans only and suggests Facebook can be an adequate method of obtaining samples of veterans in need of care.
Reports and Articles from the Drug Policy Research Center
The RAND Drug Policy Research Center publishes current research in the following eight categories:
Most Recent Publications on Drugs and Drug Policy
Most homeless youth smokers surveyed in Los Angeles County had tried to quit and were interested in receiving assistance with quitting. Homeless service providers are interested in providing smoking cessation assistance but face barriers to doing so.
Predictors of HIV-related Stigmas Among African American and Latino Religious CongregantsAugust 6, 2015
Inform church-based stigma interventions by exploring dimensions of HIV stigma among African American and Latino religious congregants and determining how these are related to drug addiction and homosexuality stigmas and knowing someone HIV-positive.
Medical Marijuana Laws and Adolescent Marijuana Use in the USA from 1991 to 2014: Results from Annual, Repeated Cross-Sectional SurveysJuly 28, 2015
Adolescent use of marijuana is associated with adverse later effects, so the identification of factors underlying adolescent use is of substantial public health importance.
RAND researchers conducted a systematic review that synthesized evidence from randomized controlled trials of Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) — used as an adjunctive therapy or monotherapy — to provide estimates of its efficacy and safety for treating adults diagnosed with alcohol, opioid, stimulant, or cannabis use disorder.