Why is Contingency Management the Least Used Among Proven Substance Abuse Treatments

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jeanne
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Why is Contingency Management the Least Used Among Proven Substance Abuse Treatments

Read the article in the link below and I'm curious as to what peoples thoughts are as to why?

http://www.drugabuse.gov/news-events/nida-notes/2014/08/training-worksho...

Marg Brawner
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Joined: 10/16/2014 - 16:28

CM protocols require frequent objective monitoring of clients’ abstinence. Maybe time and labor-intensive?

Marg Brawner
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It may help if addiction professionals knew how much PHPs (Physician Health Plans) rely on CM. I realize confidentiality is critical. But maybe PHPs could just generally share the positive results they achieve using CM for successful abstinence outcomes.