The Substance Abuse Research Assistance (SARA) is an app for gathering data about substance use in high-risk populations. App developers are using an MRT to improve engagement with completion of the self-report data collection measures. At the time this summary was written, this MRT is unique in that it has an engagement component, but not a treatment one.

Principal Investigator(s): Maureen Walton, Susan Murphy, and Mashfiqui Rabbi Shuvo

Location: Harvard University and University of Michigan

Funding: Michigan Institute for Data Science (PI S. Murphy), the University of Michigan Injury Center (PI M. Walton), NIDA P50 DA039838 (PI Linda Collins), NIAAA R01 AA023187 (PI S. Murphy), CDC R49 CE002099 (PI: M. Walton)