summary of evidence on a woman's path to recovery
A Woman's Path to Recovery uses A Woman's Addiction Workbook to guide sessions for this gender-based model.
- A Woman's Path to Recovery is listed on the National Registry of Effective Practices and Programs of the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration
- There are two completed studies on the model:
- A pilot study: Najavits LM, Rosier M, Nolan AL, Freeman MC (2007). A new gender-based model for womens recovery from substance abuse: Results of a pilot outcome study. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 33, 5-11.
- A randomized controlled trial. Najavits, L. M., Enggasser, J., Brief, D., & Federman, E. (2018). A randomized controlled trial of a gender-focused addiction model versus 12-step facilitation for women veterans. American Journal on Addictions, 27, 210-216. DOI: 10.1111/ajad.1270