VetReach for Veterans

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Veterans+4 More
VetReach - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This project will pilot-test and obtain stakeholder input on a telehealth-delivered substance use disorder (SUD) care model (with initial engagement and ongoing MI-CBT treatment) with the goal of increasing treatment utilization and improving outcomes for rural and non-rural Veterans with SUDs.

Eligible Conditions

  • Veterans
  • Substance Dependence
  • Substance Use
  • Substance Use Disorders (SUD)

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Veterans

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 2 months

2 months
Acceptability of the telehealth intervention
8 weeks
Feasibility of the intervention (engagement)
baseline, 8 weeks post-baseline
Change in Alcohol Consumption
Change in frequency of substance use as reported on the Timeline Follow-Back (TLFB)
Change in substance consumption

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

1 of 3

Other trials for Veterans

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

MI-CBT Teletx
1 of 1
Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: VetReach · No Placebo Group · N/A

MI-CBT Teletx
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: VetReach · Intervention Types: Behavioral

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 2 months
Closest Location: Ann Arbor VA Medical Center · Ann Arbor, MI
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2019First Recorded Clinical Trial
1 TrialsResearching Veterans
1 CompletedClinical Trials

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare SystemFED
15 Previous Clinical Trials
4,873 Total Patients Enrolled
VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,459 Previous Clinical Trials
2,748,813 Total Patients Enrolled
7 Trials studying Veterans
1,390 Patients Enrolled for Veterans
Lewei Lin, MDPrincipal InvestigatorVA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, MI
Lewei (Allison) Lin, MDPrincipal InvestigatorAnn Arbor VA Medical Center

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Veteran patients at the Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System.
You have a substance use disorder and/or a diagnosis of a SUD.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.