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  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Kenneth  Minkoff

Board-certified psychiatrist with a certificate of additional qualifications in addiction psychiatry, recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts on recovery oriented integrated services for individuals and families with co-occurring mental health, substance use, and health conditions and on the development of welcoming, recovery oriented integrated systems of care for such individuals, through the implementation of a national consensus best practice model for systems design: the Comprehensive Continuous Integrated System of Care (CCISC).  He is on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Community Psychiatrists (AACP), and is chair of the Health Care Policy Committee. Co-editor with David Pollack, MD, Managed Mental Health Care in the Public Sector: A Survival Manual. His major professional activity is the provision of training and consultation on recovery oriented clinical services and systems design.