Social Research Center

Research Staff

Shannon Gwin Mitchell

Shannon Gwin Mitchell
Senior Research Scientist

Degrees: Ph.D., Human Services Psychology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of South Dakota
Phone: 410-837-3977 ext. 238
Fax: 410-752-4218
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Research Interests

Dr. Mitchell is a Community Psychologist specializing in health services research. As a Senior Research Scientist at Friends Research Institute her work focuses not just on individuals, but the systems in which they work and live, and how those systems impact individual and organizational functioning. Dr. Mitchell has participated as a lead or co-investigator on numerous clinical trials addressing treatments for opioid use disorder (Extended Release Naltrexone for Youth [PI Mitchell]; Methadone Treatment Entry and Engagement [PI Schwartz]; IOP vs. OP with Buprenorphine for African Americans [PI Mitchell]; Reengineering Methadone Treatment [PI Schwartz]) as well as issues associated with treatment entry for people involved with the criminal justice system (Interim Methadone and Patient Navigation Initiated in Jail [PI Schwartz]; CJ-DATS MATICCE study [PI Friedmann]). She has also collaborated on several studies examining the use and implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) in rural and urban community health centers as well as within schools (Adolescent SBIRT Implementation in an Urban FQHC [PI Mitchell]; SBIRT in New Mexico [PI Schwartz]; SBIRT Services in School-Based Health Centers [PI Gryczynski]).

Dr. Mitchell is a member of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, the American Public Health Association, and the Society for Community Research and Action (Division 27 of APA) and serves as a reviewer for journals. Prior to joining Friends, Dr. Mitchell conducted qualitative research and worked on several projects at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (projects INSPIRE, SHIELD, and STEP [PI Latkin]). Dr. Mitchell has authored or co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications.

Selected Publications

Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R. P., O’Grady, K. E., Restivo, L., Mitchell, S. G., & Jaffe, J. H. (in press). People with substance use disorders for illicit drugs other than alcohol or marijuana have elevated hospitalization rates. Health Affairs.

Mitchell, S.G., Schwartz, R.P., Kirk, A.S., Dusek, K., Oros, M., Hosler, C., Gryczynski, J., Barbosa, C., Dunlap, L., Lounsbury, D., O'Grady, K.E., Brown, B.S. (in press). SBIRT Implementation for Adolescents in Urban Federally Qualified Health Centers. J Subst Abuse Treat.

Mitchell, S. G., Willett, J., Monico, L. B., James, A., Rudes, D. S., Viglioni, J., Schwartz, R. P., Gordon, M. S., &  Friedmann, P. D. (in press). Community Correctional Agents’ Views of Medication-Assisted Treatment: Examining their Influence on Treatment Referrals and Community Supervision Practices. Substance Abuse.

Monico, L., Schwartz, R. P., Gryczynski, J., O’Grady, K. E., & Mitchell, S. G. (in press). Two models of integrating buprenorphine treatment and medical staff within formerly “drug-free” outpatient programs. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.

Barbosa, C., Dunlap, L. J., Wedehase, B., Mitchell, S. G., Schwartz, R. P., Dusek, K., Kirk, A.S., Oros, M., Hosler, C., Gryczynski, J., Brown, B. S. (2015). Start-up costs of implementing Screening and Brief Intervention (SBI) for Adolescents (part of Economics of SBI symposium). Addiction science & clinical practice10(Suppl 2), O5.

Gryczynski, J., Kelly, S.M., Mitchell, S.G., Kirk, A., O'Grady, K.E., Schwartz, R.P. (2015). Validation and performance of the Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST) among adolescent primary care patients. Addiction. 110(2):240-7. doi: 10.1111/add.12767. Epub 2014 Nov 20. PMID: 25311148.

Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S.G., Gonzales, A., Moseley, A., Peterson, T.R., Ondersma, S.J., O'Grady, K.E., Schwartz, R.P. (2015). A randomized trial of computerized vs. in-person brief intervention for illicit drug use in primary care: outcomes through 12 months. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 50, 3-10. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2014.09.002. Epub 2014 Sep 16. PMID: 25282578.

Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S.G., Ondersma, S.J., O'Grady, K.E., Schwartz, R.P. (2015). Potential radiating effects of misusing substances among medical patients receiving brief intervention. J Subst Abuse Treat. 55:39-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2015.02.003. Epub 2015 Feb 23. PMID: 25812927.

Gryczynski, J., Nordeck, C., Mitchell, S. G., O’Grady, K. E., McNeely, J., Wu, L.-T., & Schwartz, R. P. (2015). Reference periods in retrospective behavioral self-report: A qualitative investigation. American Journal on Addictions, 24(8): 744-747.

Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G., Dzirasa, L., Dusek, K., O’Grady, K., & Cowell, A. (2015). Preliminary research in preparation for a randomized trial of brief intervention strategies for adolescents in school-based health centers. Addiction Science & Clinical Practice10(Suppl 2), O20. http://doi.org/10.1186/1940-0640-10-S2-O20.

Mitchell, S.G., Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R.P., Myers, C.P., O'Grady, K.E., Olsen, Y.K., Jaffe, J.H. (2015). Changes in Quality of Life following Buprenorphine Treatment: Relationship with Treatment Retention and Illicit Opioid Use. J Psychoactive Drugs. 47(2):149-57. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2015.1014948. PMID: 25950595. PMCID: PMC4425232.

Mitchell, S.G., Monico, L.B., Gryczynski, J., O'Grady, K.E., Schwartz, R.P. (2015). Staff Views of Acceptability and Appropriateness of a Computer-Delivered Brief Intervention for Moderate Drug and Alcohol Use. J Psychoactive Drugs. 47(4):301-7. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2015.1075631. Epub 2015 Sep 16. PMID: 26375411.

Mitchell, S.G., Schwartz, R.P., Alvanzo, A.A., Weisman, M.S., Kyle, T.L., Turrigiano, E.M., Gibson, M.L., Perez, L., McClure, E.A., Clingerman, S., Froias, A., Shandera, D.R., Walker, R., Babcock, D.L., Bailey, G.L., Miele, G.M., Kunkel, L.E., Norton, M., Stitzer, M.L. (2015). The Use of Technology in Participant Tracking and Study Retention: Lessons Learned from a Clinical Trials Network Study. Subst Abus. 36(4):420-6. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2014.992565. Epub 2015 Feb 11. PMID: 25671593. PMCID: PMC4532645.

Mitchell, S. G., Willett, J., Swan, H., Monico, L. B., Yang, Y., Patterson, Y., Belenko, S., Vega-Debien Graciela, Pankow, J., Schwartz, R. P. & Visher, C. (2015). Defining success: Insights from a random assignment, multi-site study of implementing HIV prevention, testing and linkage to care in US jails and prisons. AIDS Education and Prevention. 27(5):432-45. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2015.27.5.432. PMID: 26485233.

Monico, L.B., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S.G., Schwartz, R.P., O'Grady, K.E., Jaffe, J.H. (2015). Buprenorphine treatment and 12-step meeting attendance: conflicts, compatibilities, and patient outcomes. J Subst Abuse Treat.  57:89-95. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2015.05.005. Epub 2015 May 12. PMID: 25986647.

Monico, L.B., Mitchell, S.G., Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R.P., O'Grady, K.E., Olsen, Y.K., Jaffe, J.H. (2015).Prior experience with non-prescribed buprenorphine: Role in treatment entry and retention. J Subst Abuse Treat. 57:57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2015.04.010. Epub 2015 May 7. PMID: 25980599.

Schwartz, R.P., Kelly, S.M., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S.G., O'Grady, K.E., Jaffe, J.H. (2015). Heroin use, HIV-risk, and criminal behavior in Baltimore: Findings from Clinical Research. J Addict Dis. 34(2-3):151-61. doi: 10.1080/10550887.2015.1059222. PMID: 26079104.

Visher, C. A., Yang, Y., Mitchell, S. G., Patterson, Y., Swan, H., & Pankow, J. (2015). Understanding the Sustainability of Implementing HIV Services in Criminal Justice Settings. Health & Justice, 3(5); http://www.healthandjusticejournal.com/content/pdf/s40352-015-0018-2.pdf.

Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S.G., O'Grady, K. E., Ondersma, S. J. (2014). Hair drug testing results and self-reported drug use among primary care patients with moderate-risk illicit drug use. Drug Alcohol Depend. 141:44-50. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2014.05.001. Epub 2014 May 17. PMID: 24932945. PMCID: PMC4080811.

Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S.G., Jaffe, J. H., O'Grady K, E., Olsen Y. K., Schwartz R. P. (2014). Leaving buprenorphine treatment: patients' reasons for cessation of care. J Subst Abuse Treat, 46(3):356-61. PubMed PMID: 24238714; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3947058.

Kelly, S. M., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Kirk, A., O'Grady, K. E., Schwartz, R. P. (2014). Concordance between DSM-5 and DSM-IV nicotine, alcohol, and cannabis use disorder diagnoses among pediatric patients. Drug Alcohol Depend, 140:213-6. PubMed PMID: 24793367; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4070874.

Kelly, S. M., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Kirk, A., O'Grady, K. E., Schwartz, R. P. (2014). Validity of brief screening instrument for adolescent tobacco, alcohol, and drug use. Pediatrics, 133(5):819-26. PubMed PMID: 24753528; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4006430.

Mitchell, S. G., Gryczynski, J., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Jaffe, J. H., Olsen, Y. K., Schwartz, R. P. (2014). Treatment Outcomes of African American Buprenorphine Patients by Parole and Probation Status. J Drug Issues, 44(1):69-82. PMID: 25364037. PMCID: PMC4214068.

Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Gryczynski, J., Myers, C. P., O'Grady, K. E., Kirk, A. S., Schwartz, R. P. (2014). The CRAFFT Cut-Points and DSM-5 Criteria for Alcohol and Other Drugs: A Reevaluation and Reexamination. Subst Abus. 35(4):376-80. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2014.936992. PMID: 25036144.

Müller-Leonhardt, A., Mitchell, S. G., Vogt, J., Schürmann, T. (2014). Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) in complex systems: cultural adaptation and safety impacts in healthcare. Accid Anal Prev, 68:172-80. PubMed PMID: 24491831.

Schwartz, R. P., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Gonzales, A., Moseley, A., Peterson, T. R., Ondersma, S. J., O'Grady, K. E. (2014). Computerized versus in-person brief intervention for drug misuse: a randomized clinical trial. Addiction. 109(7):1091-8. doi: 10.1111/add.12502. Epub 2014 Mar 10. PMID: 24520906. PMCID: PMC4086904.

Teruya, C., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G., Hasson, A. L., Thomas, C., Buoncristiani, S. H., Hser, Y-I., Wiest, K., Cohen, A. J., Glick, N., Jacobs, P., McLaughlin, P., & Ling, W. (2014). Patient perspectives on buprenorphine/naloxone: A qualitative study of retention during the Starting Treatment with Agonist Replacement Therapies (START) study. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 46(5):412-26. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2014.921743. PMID: 25364994.

Friedmann PD, Ducharme LJ, Welsh W, Frisman L, Knight K, Kinlock T, Mitchell SG, Hall E, Urbine T, Gordon M, Abdel-Salam S, O'Connell D, Albizu-Garcia C, Knudsen H, Duval J, Fenster J; Jennifer Pankow for the CJ-DATS MATICCE Workgroup. (2013). A cluster randomized trial of an organizational linkage intervention for offenders with substance use disorders: study protocol. Health Justice. 19; 1(6). doi: 10.1186/2194-7899-1-6. PMID: 25309847. PMCID: PMC4193542.

Gryczynski, J., Jaffe, J. H., Schwartz, R. P., Dušek, K. A., Gugsa, N., Monroe, C. L., O'Grady, K. E., Olsen, Y. K., Mitchell, S. G. (2013). Patient perspectives on choosing buprenorphine over methadone in an urban, equal-access system. Am J Addict, 22(3):285-91. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2012.12004.x. PMID: 23617873. PMCID: PMC4215541.

Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Jaffe, J. H., Kelly, S. M., Myers, C. P., O'Grady, K. E., Olsen, Y. K., Schwartz, R. P. (2013). Retention in methadone and buprenorphine treatment among African Americans. J Subst Abuse Treat, 45(3):287-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2013.02.008. Epub 2013 Apr 5. PMID: 23566446. PMCID: PMC3714350.

Mitchell, S. G., Gryczynski, J., O'Grady, K. E., & Schwartz, R. P. (2013). SBIRT for adolescent drug and alcohol use: current status and future directions. J Subst Abuse Treat, 44(5), 463-472. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2012.11.005. Epub 2013 Jan 24. Review. PMID: 23352110. PMCID: PMC3602212.

Mitchell, S. G., Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R. P., O'Grady, K. E., Olsen, Y. K., & Jaffe, J. H. (2013). A randomized trial of intensive outpatient (IOP) vs. standard outpatient (OP) buprenorphine treatment for African Americans. Drug Alcohol Depend, 128(3), 222-229. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2012.08.027. Epub 2012 Sep 20. PMID: 22999817. PMCID: PMC3561484.

Schwartz, R. P., Gryczynski, J., O'Grady, K. E., Sharfstein, J. M., Warren, G., Olsen, Y., Mitchell, S. G., Jaffe, J. H. (2013). Opioid agonist treatments and heroin overdose deaths in Baltimore, Maryland, 1995-2009. Am J Public Health, 103(5):917-22.

Schwartz, R. P., Gryczynski, J., O'Grady, K. E., Sharfstein, J. M., Warren, G., Olsen, Y. K., Mitchell, S. G., Jaffe, J.H. (2013) Schwartz et al. respond. Am J Public Health. 2013 103(8):e2-3. Epub 2013 Jun 13. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2013.301428. Epub 2013 Jun 13. PMID: 23763406. PMCID: PMC4007877.

Gonzales, A., Westerberg, V. S., Peterson, T. R., Moseley, A., Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Buff, G. & Schwartz, R. P. (2012). Implementing a Statewide Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) service in rural health settings: New Mexico SBIRT. Substance Abuse, 33(2), 114-123. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2011.640215. PMID: 22489583. PMCID: PMC3325793.

Kelly, S. M., Brown, B. S., Katz, E. C., O'Grady, K. E., Mitchell, S. G., King, S., & Schwartz, R. P. (2012). A comparison of attitudes toward opioid agonist treatment among short-term buprenorphine patients. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 38, 233-238. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2011.643983. Epub 2012 Jan 13. PMID: 22242643. PMCID: PMC4230528.

Mitchell, S. G., Gryczynski, J., Peterson, T., Gonzales, A., Moseley, A., & Schwartz, R. P. (2012). Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for substance use in a school-based program: Services and outcomes. American Journal on Addictions, 21, S5-S13. doi: 10.1111/j.1521-0391.2012.00299.x. PMID: 23786511. PMCID: PMC3703893.

Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Brown, B. S., O'Grady, K. E., & Schwartz, R. P. (2012). HIV sex-risk behaviors among in- versus out-of-treatment heroin-addicted adults. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse, 38(4), 328-333. doi: 10.3109/00952990.2011.643993. Epub 2012 Jan 13. PMID: 22243486.

Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Gryczynski, J., Myers, C. P., Jaffe, J. H., O'Grady, K. E., Olsen, Y. K. & Schwartz, R. P. (2012). African American patients seeking treatment in the public sector: Characteristics of buprenorphine vs. methadone patients. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 122, 55-60. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.09.009. Epub 2011 Sep 29. PMID: 21962726. PMCID: PMC3251709.

Gryczynski, J., Mitchell, S. G., Peterson, T., Gonzales, A., Moseley, A., & Schwartz, R. P. (2011). The relationship between services delivered and substance use outcomes in New Mexico’s Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) Initiative. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 118(2-3), 152-157. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.03.012. Epub 2011 Apr 9. PMID: 21482039. PMCID: PMC3158968.

Gryczynski, J., Schwartz, R. P., Salkever, D. S., Mitchell, S. G., & Jaffe, J. H. (2011). Patterns in admission delays to outpatient methadone treatment in the United States. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 41(4), 431-439. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2011.06.005. Epub 2011 Aug 6. PMID: 21821378. PMCID: PMC3205308.

Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Mitchell, S. G., Brown, B. S., & Schwartz, R. P. (2011). Predictors of Methadone Treatment Retention from a Multi-Site Study: A Survival Analysis. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 117(2-3), 170-175. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2011.01.008. Epub 2011 Feb 9. PMID: 21310552. PMCID: PMC3148301.

Mitchell, S. G., Morioka, R., Reisinger, H. S., Peterson, J. A., Kelly, S. M., Agar, M. H., Brown, B. S., O’Grady, K. E., & Schwartz, R. P (2011). Redefining retention: Recovery from the patient’s perspective. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 43(2), 99-107. PMID: 21858956. PMCID: PMC3160714.

Schwartz, R. P., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Mitchell, S. G., & Brown, B. S. (2011). Antecedents and correlates of methadone treatment entry: A comparison of out-of-treatment and in-treatment cohorts. Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 115(1-2), 23-29. doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2010.10.016. Epub 2010 Dec 3. PMID: 21126830. PMCID: PMC3059350.

Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G., Gordon, M. S., & Kinlock, T. W. (2011). Pharmocotherapy. In C. Leukefeld, J. Gregrich& T. P. Gullotta (Eds.), Handbook on Evidence-Based Substance Abuse Treatment Practice in Criminal Justice Settings,Issues in Childrens’ and Families’ Lives 11 (pp. 259-277). New York: Springer Publishing.

Della, L. J., DeJoy, D. M., Mitchell, S. G.,Goetzel, R. Z., Chung-Roemer, E., & Wilson, M. G. (2010). Management support and workplace health promotion:  Field test of the Leading by Example (LBE) assessment tool.  American Journal of Health Promotion, 25(2), 138-146. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.080930-QUAN-225. PMID: 21039296.

Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Brown, B. S., Mitchell, S. G., & Schwartz, R. P. (2010). The role of patient satisfaction in methadone treatment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 36(3), 150-154. doi: 10.3109/00952991003736371. PMID: 20465372. PMCID: PMC2938880.

Mitchell, S. G., & Lounsbury, D.  (2010). Community Psychology.  In C.S. Clauss-Ehlers (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cross-Cultural School Psychology.  New York, NY: Springer. pgs. 249-256.

Peterson, J. A., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G.,Reisinger, H. S., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Brown, B. S., & Agar, M. H. (2010). Why don’t out-of-treatment individuals enter methadone treatment programs? International Journal of Drug Policy, 21, 36-42. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2008.07.004. Epub 2008 Sep 20. PMID: 18805686. PMCID: PMC2790538.

Frye, V., Fortin, P., MacKenzie, S., Purcell, D., Edwards, L., V., Mitchell, S. G., Valverde, E., Garfein, R. S., Metsch, L., Latka, M. H. (2009). Managing identity impacts associated with disclosure of HIV status: A qualitative investigation.  AIDS Care, 21(8), 1071-1078. doi: 10.1080/09540120802657514. PMID: 20024764. PMCID: PMC3903159.

Kelly, S. M., Schwartz, R. P., O'Grady, K. E., Mitchell, S. G., Reisinger, H. S., Peterson, J. A., Agar, M. H., & Brown, B. S. (2009).  Gender differences among in- and out-of-treatment opioid-addicted individuals. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 35, 38-42. doi: 10.1080/00952990802342915. PMID: 19152205. PMCID: PMC2938871.

Lounsbury, D. W. & Mitchell, S. G. (2009). Introduction to special issue on social ecological approaches to community health research and action. American Journal of Community Psychology, 44(3/4), 213-220. doi: 10.1007/s10464-009-9266-4. PMID: 19777338. 

Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Brown, B. S., Reisinger, H. S., Peterson, J. A., Ruhf, A., Agar, M. H., O'Grady, K. E.& Schwartz, R. P. (2009). Uses of diverted methadone and buprenorphine by opioid-addicted individuals in Baltimore, Maryland.  The American Journal on Addictions. 18(5):346-55. doi: 10.3109/10550490903077820. PMID: 19874152. PMCID: PMC2771323.

Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Brown, B. S., Reisinger, H. S., Peterson, J. A., Ruhf, A., Agar, M. H., & Schwartz, R. P. (2009). Incarceration and opioid withdrawal: The experiences of methadone patients and out-of-treatment heroin users.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. PMID: 19705676. PMCID: PMC2838492.

Reisinger, H. S., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G., Peterson, J. A., Kelly, S. M., O’Grady, K. E., Marrari, E. A., Brown, B. S., & Agar, M. H. (2009).  Premature discharge from methadone treatment: Patient perspectives.  Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. 41(3):285-96. PMID: 19999682. PMCID: PMC2796585.

Mitchell, S. G., Goetzel, R. Z., & Ozminkowski, R. J. (2008).  The value of worksite health promotion.  ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal, 12(2), 23-27.

Peterson, J. P., Reisinger, H. S., Schwartz, R. P., Mitchell, S. G., Kelly, S. M., Brown, B. S., & Agar, M. H. (2008). Targeted sampling in drug abuse research: A review and case study.  Field Methods, 20(2), 155-170.

Schwartz, R. P., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Mitchell, S. G., Peterson, J. A., Reisinger, H. S., Agar, M. H., & Brown, B. S. (2008).  Attitudes toward buprenorphine and methadone among opioid-dependent individuals. The American Journal on Addictions, 17(5), 396-401. doi: 10.1080/10550490802268835. PMID: 18770082. PMCID: PMC2814176.

Schwartz, R. P., Kelly, S. M., O'Grady, K. E., Peterson, J. A., Reisinger, H. S., Mitchell, S. G., Wilson, M. E., Agar, M. H. & Brown, B. S. (2008).  In-treatment v. out-of-treatment opioid dependent adults: Drug use and criminal history. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 34(1), 17-28.

Lounsbury, D., & Mitchell, S. G. (2007). Introduction: Special Issue on Community Health and Community Health Research. The Community Psychologist.

Mitchell, S. G., Edwards, L. V., Mackenzie, S., Knowlton, A., Valverde, E., Arnsten, J., Santibanez, S., Latka, M. H., & Mizuno, Y. (2007). Participants' descriptions of social support within a multi-site intervention for HIV-seropositive injection drug users (INSPIRE).  Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes, 46(Suppl. 2), S55-S63. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0b013e3181576808. PMID: 18089985.

Mitchell, S. G., & Mitchell, J. T. (2006). Caplan, community, and critical incident stress management. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 8(1), 5-14. PMID: 16573248.

Mitchell, S. G., Peterson, J. A. & Latkin, C. A. (2006). The impact of drug use on perceptions of credibility in indigenous outreach workers. Qualitative Health Research, 16, 1108-1119. PMID: 16954528.

Peterson, J. A., Mitchell, S. G., Hong, Y., Agar, M. H., & Latkin, C. A. (2006). Getting clean and harm reduction: Adversarial or complimentary issues for injection drug users. Cad. Saude Publica, 22(4), 733-740. ISSN 0102-311X. Epub 2006 Apr 5. PMID: 16612427.

Antonellis, P. J., & Mitchell, S.G. (2005).  Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Firefighters: The Calls that Stick with You. Ellicott City, MD: Chevron Publishing.

Hong, Y., Mitchell, S. G., Peterson, J. A., Latkin, C. A., Tobin, K., & Gann, D. (2005).  Ethnographic process evaluation: Piloting an HIV prevention intervention program among injection drug users. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 4(1), Article 1.

Mitchell, S. G. (2005). Developing our emergency mental health research capacity: Taming the chaos in a multidisciplinary field. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 7(1), 1-4. PMID: 15869075.

Peterson, J. A., Mitchell, S. G., & Latkin, C. A. (2005). The shooting gallery: Opportunities and implications for the introduction of an ethnographic HIV prevention intervention. AIDS and Anthropology Bulletin, 17(2), 26-28.

Mitchell, S. G., & Loomis, C. (2000).  Faculty-graduate student mentoring:  A community psychology perspective.  The Community Psychologist, 33(4), 19-20.