Frank Ponziano's research while affiliated with DePaul University and other places

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Oxford Houses (OH) are a peer-run sober living homes that are the largest network of recovery homes with over 2,000 in the US. They are self-run without any professional staff. The current study focused on better understanding the facilitators and barriers to OH entry for transgender individuals. The study explored ways in which transgender people...
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Latinos often do not seek substance abuse services, and this might be correlated to the lack of culturally-modified substance abuse treatment approaches. Oxford House is the largest self-help residential recovery program in the U.S., yet few Latinos are among their current residents. In an effort to change this, bilingual-bicultural recovery homes...

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... Because many do not undergo formal SUD treatment, they may not receive referrals to this recovery resource. Another explanation given is that many recovery houses do not offer their services in the Spanish language or incorporate aspects of Latino culture, making them less attractive to some Latinos with SUDs (Alvarez, Jason, Davis, Ferrari, & Olson, 2004;Contreras et al., 2012). ...