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Attended: 56th Ohio State Convention of A.A.

Michael Scur, Maria Pagano

Beachwood, OH

July 2012

The Project Coordinator and Principal Investigator both attended the 56th Ohio State Convention of A.A."

Media: Casa Nuevo Vida cover "Helping Others" progress!


July 2012

A recovery home in California recently covered work by PI Dr. Maria Pagano and the "Helping Others" team via a sober living blogpost. Check it out here! Study shows helping others offers several health benefits

In Press: New Article to be Published in "American Journal on Addictions"

Maria Pagano, Michael Scur, John Kelly, Rebecca Ionescu, Robert Stout, Stephen Post

July 2012

The long-lasting partnership between the study PI Dr. Pagano and Dr. Amy Krentzman (University of Michigan) has culminated into the acceptance of the manuscript titled, ''Assessing Youth Participation in AA-Related Helping: Validity of the Service to Others in Sobriety (SOS) Questionnaire in an Adolescent Sample'' Results validate the SOS with adolescents. Additionally, This finding is important to enhancing treatment and identifying service opportunities for youth seeking substance abuse recovery.

Introducing: Addiction Fellows Join the Team

Kathleen Svala, Narendra Singh

University Hospitals Case Medical Center

July 2012

Two addiction psychiatrists completing their fellowship at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (UHCMC) have joined our efforts regarding research dissemination.