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Dr. Stella Resko

Risk Factors for Early Treatment Dropout Among Women with Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorders and PTSD

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Dr. Stella Resko

In this episode, Dr. Stella Resko discusses her research examining the role of substance use, PTSD, and environmental barriers in contributing to early treatment dropout.

Stella Resko, PhD is an Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Certificate iin Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies program at Wayne University School of Social Work. Dr. Resko is currently the Co-Principal Investigator for the evaluation of Michigan’s State Opioid Response grants. She is a member of the editorial board for Youth and Society, Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, Social Work Research, and Journal of Addictive Diseases. Dr. Resko previously worked at a community-based substance use treatment program that participated in the NIDA Clinical Trials Network and on interdisciplinary research teams that developed and tested the effectiveness of brief interventions. The broad goals of her research are to prevent the initiation and escalation of substance misuse and violence by better understanding the etiology of these behaviors.

Interviewer: Amy R. Manning, PhD, LMSW

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