TACUNA plus Wellness Gathering for Alcohol Consumption

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CAAlcohol Consumption+2 MoreTACUNA plus Wellness Gathering - Behavioral
18 - 25
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing a culturally-centered intervention to reduce opioid use among urban American Indian/Alaska Native adults in California, compared to an opioid education workshop. The study will collect survey data from participants at different intervals to measure the effects of the intervention on opioid use and other outcomes.

Eligible Conditions
  • Opioid Use Disorder
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Cannabis Use

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 3 Secondary · Reporting Duration: change from baseline to 12 months

Month 12
Cultural connectedness
Frequency of alcohol and marijuana use
Frequency of opioid use
Network Composition
Network Structure

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Opioid education
1 of 2
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

375 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: TACUNA plus Wellness Gathering · No Placebo Group · N/A

TACUNAExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: TACUNA plus Wellness Gathering, TACUNA plus Wellness Circle · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Behavioral
Opioid education
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Opioid Education Workshop · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: change from baseline to 12 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

RANDLead Sponsor
126 Previous Clinical Trials
490,831 Total Patients Enrolled
Sacred Path Indigenous Wellness CenterOTHER
1 Previous Clinical Trials
185 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, Los AngelesOTHER
1,423 Previous Clinical Trials
6,773,239 Total Patients Enrolled
Daniel Dickerson, DO, MPHPrincipal InvestigatorUCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs
Elizabeth D'Amico, PhDPrincipal InvestigatorRAND
1 Previous Clinical Trials
185 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 25 · All Participants · 3 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You identify yourself as American Indian or Alaska Native.
You cannot have a current need for drug or alcohol addiction treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is this experiment accessible to individuals who are 45 and above?

"Patients aged 18 to 25 are eligible for this trial, while 34 trials exist for minors and 284 clinical studies cater to the elderly." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any openings for enrollment in this clinical trial at present?

"Affirmative, according to clinicaltrials.gov, this experiment is currently recruiting patients. First posted on November 23rd 2020, the study seeks 375 participants from 3 distinct locations." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are currently involved in this clinical research?

"Yes, the clinicaltrials.gov database reveals that this research is actively recruiting participants. This project was initially posted on November 23rd 2020 and last modified on October 28th 2022 with a total of 375 patients required from 3 distinct sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are there any opportunities available for me to partake in this medical research?

"Up to 375 participants aged between 18 and 25 who are not enrolled in any substance abuse treatment programs may qualify for this trial, which is specifically examining alcohol drinking." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.