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Peer-Reviewed Publications:

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Meeks, M., Curtis, B., Brown, A. (In Press). Utilization of Peer-based Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Interventions in Rural Emergency Departments: A Preliminary Evaluation. Journal of Rural Mental Health.

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Curtis, B., Brown, A. (In Press). Peer Delivered Harm Reduction and Recovery Support Services: Initial Evaluation from a Hybrid Recovery Community Drop-In Center and Syringe Exchange Program. Harm Reduction Journal

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown A., Brown, T., Callis, J., Cleveland, H. H., Eisenhart, E., … Whitney, J. (In Press). Defining and Operationalizing the Phenomena of Recovery: A Working Definition from the Recovery Science Research Collaborative. Addiction Research and Theory. https://doi.org/10.1080/16066359.2018.1515352

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Curtis, B. (2018). Substance Use, Recovery, and Linguistics: The Impact of Word Choice on Explicit and Implicit Bias. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 189, 131-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.05.005

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A., Curtis, B. (2018). Systemic Barriers in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: A Prospective Qualitative Study of Professionals in the Field. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 189, 62–69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2018.04.033

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Curtis, B. (2018). “Abusing Addiction”: Our Language Still Isn’t Good Enough. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347324.2018.1513777

(Article Link) Ashford, R.D, Brown, A., Curtis, B. (2018). The Language of Substance Use and Recovery: Novel Use of the Go/No Go Association Task to Measure Implicit Bias. Health Communication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2018.1481709

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Wheeler, B., Brown, A. M. (2018). Collegiate Recovery Programs and Disordered Eating: Exploring Subclinical Behaviors Among Students in Recovery. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1080/07347324.2018.1475206

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Lynch, K., Curtis, B. (2018). Technology and Social Media Use Among Patients Enrolled in Outpatient Addiction Treatment Programs: Cross-Sectional Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. Doi: 10.2196/jmir.9172

(Article Link) Curtis, B., Buffone, A., Ungar, L., Ashford, R. D., Hemmons, J., Summers, D., Hamilton, C., Giorgi, S., Schwartz, A. (2018). Can Twitter Be Used to Predict Excessive Drinking at the County Level?. PLOS-ONE, 13(4). Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194290

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Heller, A. T., Eisenhart, E., Curtis B. (2018). What do we know about students in recovery: A meta-synthesis of collegiate recovery programs: 2000-2017. Addiction Research and Theory. Doi: 10.1080/16066359.2018.1425399

(Article Link) Brown, A. M., Ashford, R. D., Figley, N., Courson, K., Curtis, B., Kimball, T. (2018). Alumni Characteristics of Collegiate Recovery Programs: A National Survey. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Doi: 10.1080/07347324.2018.1437374

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M., Curtis, B. (2017). Collegiate Recovery Programs: The Integrated Behavioral Health Model. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly. Doi: 10.1080/07347324.2017.1415176

(Article Link) Brown, A. M., Ashford, R. D., Heller, A. T., Whitney, J., Kimball, T. (2018). Collegiate Recovery Students and Programs: Literature Review from 1988-2017. Journal of Recovery Science, 1, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.31886/jors.11.2018.8

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D., Brown, A. M. (2017). Identifying and Bridging the Gaps: A Mixed Methods Study of Stakeholders in the Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Profession. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 15(4), 80-106. Doi: 10.1080/15350770.2017.1368326

(Article Link) Curtis, B., Ashford, R. D., Rosenbach, S., Stern, M., Kirby, K. (2017). Parental Responses to Adolescent Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders. Drugs: Education, Prevention, & Policy. Doi: 10.1080/09687637.2017.1383973

(Article Link) Ashford, R. D. (2017). The Impact of Language on Behavioral Health: Stigma, Policy, and Practice. Center for Addiction Recovery Training (CART). Hartford, Connecticut.