Brief Intervention to Reduce Injury in Minorities  (2008)

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Principal Investigator:
Craig Field, Ph.D.

Duration: 4/1/2008 – 8/31/2009

This research project, lead by Dr. Raul Caetano, PI, at UT Health Sciences Center of Houston, involves a randomized controlled trial of a brief alcohol intervention based upon motivational interviewing and harm reduction to reduce alcohol consumption and injury following admission to an emergency room or trauma department for treatment of an injury. The primary aim of the proposed project is to determine the efficacy of this intervention as applied in the trauma care and emergency room setting among Whites, Blacks and Hispanics. Dr. Craig Field is co-investigator and PI of the UT Austin subcontract.

Sponsor: 
University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston / NIAAA (R01AA013824)

Keywords: substance abuse