Resources for Researchers

Recovery Housing Research Methods

Textbooks

  • Cook, T. D., & Campbell, D.T. (1979). Quasi-Experimentation: Design and analysis issues for field settings. Chicago: Rand McNally
  • Kazdin, A. E. (1998). Research design in clinical psychology (Third Edition). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon
  • Barker, C., Pistrang, N., & Elliott, R. (2002). Research methods in clinical psychology: An introduction for students and practitioners (Second Edition). West Sussex, England: John Wiley & Sons

Journal Articles

  • Dennis, M. L., Perl, H. I., Huebner, R. B., & McLellan, A. T. (2000). Twenty-five strategies for improving the design, implementation and analysis of health services research related to alcohol and other drug abuse treatment. Addiction (Abingdon, England), 95 Suppl 3, S281–S308. https://doi.org/10.1080/09652140020004241
  • Polcin, D. L., Mericle, A., Callahan, S., Harvey, R., & Jason, L. A. (2016). Challenges and Rewards of Conducting Research on Recovery Residences for Alcohol and Drug Disorders. Journal of drug issues, 46(1), 51–63. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022042615616432

Other Resources

Journal Articles 

Do neighborhood characteristics of sober living houses impact recovery outcomes? A multilevel analysis of observational data from Los Angeles County https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S135382922200212X?via%3Dihub 

Identifying the availability of recovery housing in the U.S.: The NSTARR project. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8714706/ 

Other Resources 

National Alliance for Recovery Residences: https://narronline.org/ 

Oxford House, Inc: https://www.oxfordhouse.org/ 

SAMHSA Treatment Locator: https://findtreatment.gov/locator 

Staying in Touch: A Fieldwork Manual of Tracking Procedures (Third Edition): https://spars.s3-us-gov-west-1.amazonaws.com/public/prod/spars-ta/Ref-604_Staying%20in%20Touch%20Manual_Third%20Edition.pdf 

Text Books/Chapters

  • Jason, L.A., Keys, C.B., Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Taylor, R.R., Davis, M., Durlak, J., Isenberg, D. (Eds.)(2004).  Participatory community research: Theories and methods in action. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 
  • Minkler, M., & Wallerstein, N. (Eds.). (2003). Community based participatory research in health. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Olson, B. D., & Jason, L. A. (2015). Participatory mixed methods research. In S.N. Hesse-Biber & R.B. Johnson (Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Mixed and Multimethod Research. (pp. 393-405). New York: Oxford University Press. 

Journal Articles

  • Belone, L., Lucero, J. E., Duran, B., Tafoya, G., Baker, E. A., Chan, D., Chang, C., Greene-Moton, E., Kelley, M. A., & Wallerstein, N. (2016). Community-based participatory research conceptual model: Community partner consultation and face validity. Qualitative Health Research, 26(1), 117–135. https://doi-org.uc.idm.oclc.org/10.1177/1049732314557084 
  • Burlew, A.K., McCuistian, C., Lanaway, D., Hatch-Maillette, M. & Shambley-Ebron, D. (2020). One size does not fit all: A NIDA CTN inspired model for community engaged cultural adaptation. Journal of Substance Use  Treatment, 112 (supplement), 28-33. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8784174/pdf/nihms-1568718.pdf
  • Collins, S. E., Clifasefi, S. L., Stanton, J., The LEAP Advisory Board, Straits, K. J. E., Gil-Kashiwabara, E., . . . Wallerstein, N. (2018). Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR): Towards Equitable Involvement of Community in Psychology Research. American Psychologist, 73(7), 884-898. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6054913/pdf/nihms882320.pdf

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    Text Books/Chapters

    Journal Articles

    • Noel, Marnie et al. The Howard Street Method: A Community Pharmacy-led Low Dose Overlap Buprenorphine Initiation Protocol for Individuals Using Fentanyl. Journal of Addiction Medicine 17(4):p e255-e261, 7/8 2023.
    • Jarvis BP, et al. Extended-release injectable naltrexone for opioid use disorder: a systematic review. Addiction. 2018 Jul;113(7):1188-1209.

    Other Resources

    Text Books/Chapters

    • Creswell & Poth (2017), Qualitative Inquiry and Research Design (4th ed.)SAGE Publications.
    • Creswell & Clark (2017), Chapter 4, “Choosing a Mixed Methods Design” in Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research (3rd ed.)

    Journal Articles

    • Leech, N.L., Onwuegbuzie, A.J. A typology of mixed methods research designs. Quality and Quantity, 43, 265–275 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-007-9105-3  
    • Mericle, A. A., Carrico, A. W., Hemberg, J., de Guzman, R., & Stall, R. (2020). Several Common Bonds: Addressing the Needs of Gay and Bisexual Men in LGBT-Specific Recovery Housing. Journal of Homosexuality, 67(6), 793–815. https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2018.1555394 
    • Mericle, A. A., Slaymaker, V., Gliske, K., Ngo, Q., & Subbaraman, M. S. (2022). The role of recovery housing during outpatient substance use treatment. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 133, 108638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsat.2021.108638
    • Pagano A, Lee JP, García V, Recarte C. Ethnographic research in immigrant-specific drug abuse recovery houses. Journal of Ethnicity and Substance Abuse. 2018 Jan-Mar;17(1):79-90. doi: 10.1080/15332640.2017.1362726

    Text Books/Chapters

    • Best, D. (2019) Pathways to desistance and recovery: The role of the social contagion of hope. Policy Press: Bristol. 
    • Best, D. & Colman, C. (eds) (2019) Strengths-based approaches to crime and substance use: From drugs and crime to desistance and recovery. Routledge: London. 

    Journal Articles

    Other Resources

    Overview of Approaches

    Causal Inference in a Recovery Housing Context 

    • Belanger, M. J., Sondhi, A., Mericle, A. A., Leidi, A., Klein, M., Collinson, B., … & Best, D. (2023). Assessing a pilot scheme of intensive support and assertive linkage in levels of engagement, retention, and recovery capital for people in recovery housing using quasi-experimental methods. Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment, 209283. https://www.jsatjournal.com/action/showPdf?pii=S2949-8759%2823%2900335-1
    • Best, D., Sondhi, A., Hoffman, L., Best, J., Leidi, A., Grimes, A., … & Hutchison, A. (2023). Bridging the gap: building and sustaining recovery capital in the transition from prison to recovery residences. Journal of Offender. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/epdf/10.1080/10509674.2023.2286648

    Highly Recommended

    • Hernán, M. & Robins, J. (2020) Causal inference: what if. Chapman & Hall/ CRC Press.

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