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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...


... 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). ...