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Engaging LGBTQ+ Young Adult Cannabis Consumers in Treatment Development: Lessons Learned in Understanding Needs

MAY 19, 2023

Cara Struble, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow, NIDA T-32 Science of Co-Occurring Disorders
Center for Technology and Behavioral Health
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College

About the Presentation:

About the Presenter: Cara Struble earned her PhD at Wayne State University, where she studied clinical psychology specializing in the assessment and treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders. Cara has assisted in human laboratory research including pharmacological and clinical studies examining substance use behaviors and treatment outcomes associated with Cannabis Use Disorder, Opioid Use Disorder, and smoking cessation. She is particularly interested in understanding cannabis use risks, behaviors, and consequences among the LGBTQ+ population. She plans to apply her training in clinical psychology to better understand the impact of sociocultural factors on treatment outcomes for Cannabis Use Disorder.