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JA Josiah-Martin

Client Characteristics Associated with Failure to Complete Residential Treatment at a Multicultural Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility in Antigua, West Indies

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50–4
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The clients (17%) who left early had a trend toward being female, not being from the Caribbean, and were significantly less likely to use alcohol, more likely to use opioids and more likely to use prescribed mental health medications. The Caribbean subset of clients leaving early had a trend toward being younger and having prior treatment. They were significantly more likely to be female, with fewer years of drug use, and were more likely to be taking prescribed mental health medications.

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e-Published: 01 Oct, 2013

Toward Effective School-based Substance Abuse Prevention “Breaking the Cycle” Programme in Antigua and Barbuda

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360–63
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Cochrane Database review identified factors associated with successful school-based prevention of illicit drug use. The “Breaking the Cycle” programme, initiated in schools in Antigua and Barbuda in 2001, includes these factors: trained teachers, interactive techniques, life skills training, drug resistance skills training, drug harm education and cultural appropriateness.

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e-Published: 23 Jul, 2013

A Comparison of Patients Relapsing to Addictive Drug Use with Non-relapsing Patients Following Residential Addiction Treatment in Antigua

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196–201
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The status of addictive drug use in 100 persons from Antigua with addiction admitted for residential treatment was assessed at an average of 21 months following treatment. Abstinence was achieved in 46% of those entering treatment, in 51% completing treatment, in 60% in those whose families participated and in 92% of those accepting halfway house placement.

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e-Published: 05 Jun, 2013
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