Some interventions have been proven effective to prevent and treat substance use problems in mothers, but Canadian agencies serving women are not putting them into practice. To better understand how these agencies are deciding on the treatments they provide, Ontario researchers conducted a descriptive, qualitative study. The researchers conducted 26 in-depth interviews with decision-makers, including executive directors, program managers, and service providers, to explore where they get their evidence, how they use it, what types they prefer, and what factors influence its use.
To find out about the results of this study, read the Research Snapshot on the EENet website. Research Snapshots are brief, clear language summaries of research, presented in a user-friendly format.