ACT Against Online Negativity Study
Are you the parent of a child ages 12-17 who has experienced negative online social interactions (e.g., mean comments, exclusion, or bullying online) in the past year and suicidal thoughts or behavior in their lifetime? Your child may be able to participate in a study to help develop an intervention to reduce negativity in online spaces and prevent suicide risk. Compensation is provided.
Digital Therapeutics for Behavior Problems Study
Is your child between the ages of 5 and 8? You and your child may be able to participate in a research study to help us understand if a smartphone app is an effective way for parents and children with behavior problems to learn and use skills.
Social Media Assessment of Risk in Teens 2 (SMART2) Study - Healthy Controls
Is your child between the ages of 10-17 without a recent suicide attempt? You and your child may be able to participate in a study that aims to learn more about how social media use affects youth mental health.
Shaping Actions and Responses to Emotions (ShARE) Study
Are you the parent of a child aged 12-15 years old who is feeling depressed? Your child may be able to participate in a research study to help compare two different approaches to therapy. This study involves an initial assessment, four weekly sessions to learn a therapy skill for teens, and online questionnaires. Some sessions may be completed online or by phone. Compensation is provided.
MAPS Research Study– Teens Aged 13-17
Are you the parent of a child aged 13-17 who has been diagnosed with anxiety, depression, or substance use disorder? If so, your child may be eligible to participate in a research study to help find out if smartphone technology can be used to better understand suicidal thoughts and behaviors in high-risk teens. Compensation provided.
Teen SCREEN Research Study – Suicidal Thoughts/Attempt or Self-Harm
Are you the parent of a 13-17 year old girl who struggles with suicidal thoughts/attempt or self-harm? She may be able to participate in a study to better understand how teens’ social media experiences, other social interactions, and the brain influence emotional health. This study involves completing clinical interviews, questionnaires, at-home assessments, an in-person visit and an MRI scan.
LEADS Study: Life Experiences in Adolescents and the Development of Skills
Are you the parent of a child aged 12-15 years old who is sad, depressed, irritable, or withdrawn? Your child may be able to participate in a research study to help understand how children and teens learn and use a common coping skill. Participation may take place mostly online. Compensation is provided.
MBA Study – Depressed Children Ages 12-17
Are you the parent of a 12-17 year old child who is depressed? If so, your child may be able to participate in a research study to help learn more about brain and behavior changes in depressed adolescents. Participation includes interviews, questionnaires, computer tasks, and an fMRI scan. Compensation is provided.
EASY Research Study – Children Aged 12-17
Are you the parent of a 12-17 year old who has recently accessed emergency or crisis services for a behavioral health issue? If so, you and your child may be able to take part in a research study to help better understand how to assess mood, behaviors, and suicide risk in young people. This study involves four online or phone sessions over about one year. Compensation is provided.
SOVA Study for Adolescents
Do you have a child age 14-17 who is currently experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety, or has in the past? If so, your child may be able to help researchers build an online peer support community for depressed and anxious teens. This research study is done entirely online.