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    Feasibility of a computer‑assisted social network motivational interviewing intervention for substance use and HIV risk behaviors for housing first residents

    Addiction Science & Clinical Practice

    Year: 2016

    Social networks play positive and negative roles in the lives of homeless people influencing their alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) and HIV risk behaviors. This study is the first of its kind that has developed, with input from Housing First staff and residents, a
    motivational interviewing intervention that targets both the structure and composition of one’s social network. These results suggest that providing visual network feedback with a guided motivational interviewing discussion is a promising
    approach to supporting network change.

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