Published on in Vol 4, No 2 (2015): Apr-Jun

Supportive Text Messages to Reduce Mood Symptoms and Problem Drinking in Patients With Primary Depression or Alcohol Use Disorder: Protocol for an Implementation Research Study

Supportive Text Messages to Reduce Mood Symptoms and Problem Drinking in Patients With Primary Depression or Alcohol Use Disorder: Protocol for an Implementation Research Study

Supportive Text Messages to Reduce Mood Symptoms and Problem Drinking in Patients With Primary Depression or Alcohol Use Disorder: Protocol for an Implementation Research Study

Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong 1, 2, MD,MSc,MRCPsych,FRCPC;  Kelly Mrklas 3, MSc;  Victoria Yung Mei Suen 3, PhD;  Marianne Sarah Rose 3, PhD;  Megan Jahn 4, BScN;  Irene Gladue 5, BSW,RSW;  Jody Kozak 5, BA,BSW,RSW;  Maureen Leslie 5, BSW,RSW;  Serdar Dursun 1, MD,PhD, FRCPC;  Arto Ohinmaa 6, PhD;  Andrew Greenshaw 1, PhD

1 Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

2 Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Alberta Health Services, Fort McMurray, AB, CA

3 Research Priorities and Implementation, Research Innovation and Analytics, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, AB, CA

4 Northern Lights Regional Health Centre, Department of Psychiatry, Alberta Health Services, Fort Mc Murray, AB, CA

5 Nothern Addiction Treatment Centre, Department of Addictions, Alberta Health Services, Grande Prairie, AB, CA

6 Institute of Health Economics and, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, CA

Corresponding Author:

  • Vincent Israel Opoku Agyapong, MD,MSc,MRCPsych,FRCPC
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • University of Alberta
  • 1E1 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre (WMC)
  • 8440 112 St NW
  • Edmonton, AB
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 780-215-7771
  • Email: agyapong@ualberta.ca