Retention is the name of the game and the best way we know how to do so is by activating the reward center of the brain.
-Rick Rawson, PhD, Leading Stimulant Addiction Researcher
We leverage contingency management - or, monetary incentives - to promote abstinence
We stimulate the brain’s rewards system in the same way that drugs do to provide positive reinforcement for healthy behaviors
We train the executive system in functions like planning, future thinking, and impulse control
Our approach is backed by dozens of randomized control trials demonstrating effectiveness
I want to beat this disease. I want to beat it so I can be a mom and start a family.
-Affect Therapeutics Member
 Hayley Brown, Anthony DeFulio: “Contingency Management effectively reduces methamphetamine use.” from Contingency management for the treatment of methamphetamine use disorder: A systematic review across 27 studies, 2020
Drug and Alcohol Review
Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
 Richard Rawson: “Treatment with CBT appears to be associated with reductions in methamphetamine use and other positive changes, even over very short periods of treatment (two and four sessions).” from A systematic review of cognitive and behavioural therapies for methamphetamine dependence, 2009