HRI is dedicated to knowledge translation activities that will have a meaningful impact on mental health and addiction treatment in Canada and beyond.
Our primary goal is to generate evidence that can be used to improve treatment outcomes. We want to understand what works and why, and to uncover areas where improvement is needed.
The information provided by participants in the Recovery Journey Project will be used to answer a number of research and evaluation questions related to the efficacy of the addiction treatment they have received. Our findings will be summarized and shared across a broad audience, including the general public, treatment providers, other researchers and policy makers to catalyze improvements to care and outcomes.
Below are some of the knowledge products we have produced to date.
Using conventional and machine learning propensity score methods to examine the effectiveness of 12-step group involvement following inpatient addiction treatment
Evaluating the association between exposure to tobacco interventions during inpatient treatment and substance use outcomes: findings from a natural experiment
Predictors of premature treatment termination in a large residential addiction medicine program
Evaluating the short-term impact of a tobacco-free policy in an inpatient addiction treatment setting
Science Direct: Effects of 12-step mutual support and professional outpatient services on short-term substance use outcomes among adults who receive inpatient treatment
International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction: How to Measure Addiction Recovery? Incorporating Perspectives of Individuals with Lived Experience
Canadian Journal of Addictions: The development and implementation of an outcome monitoring system for addiction treatment
Infographics and Reports
Infographic Report on Recovery: Year 5 (2022) and Background Report
Infographic Report on Recovery: Year 4 (2021) and Background Report
Infographic Report on Recovery: Year 2 (2019) and Background Report
AMS 12 Month Outcome Report (2017)