MYTH Youth Collaborative
Are you the parent of a teen 13-17 years old? Your child may be eligible to participate in a research study to elicit youth knowledge and perceptions about youth-oriented social media platforms and emerging nicotine and tobacco products. Members of the Youth Collaborative will be scientific partners in the study who will assist in designing both a survey and informational materials.
Pittsburgh LGBTQ+ Youth PrEP Study- Adolescent Arm
Are you the parent/caregiver of a 14-17 year old? Do they identify as transgender, gay, or bisexual? You and your child may be eligible for a research study to examine the perspectives on PrEP for HIV. Compensation is provided.
Racial Disparities in Involuntary Commitments of Young Adults – Ages 15-17
Are you the parent of someone who has been involuntarily committed to a psychiatric hospital as a minor in Allegheny County, PA? You and your child may be eligible for a research study to better understand what happens to young people when they experience an involuntary psychiatric commitment. Compensation is provided.
Panda Study – Ages 14-17
Are you the parent of a child age 14-17 who is enrolled in high school? Does your child identify as LGBQ+? Your teen may be able to participate in a research study to help learn more about how social experiences, including difficult social experiences, impact brain function in ways that may contribute to depression. Eligible participants are right-handed and willing/able to undergo MRI scanning.
Are you the parent of a teen girl age 13-17 who is the mother of one child? If so, your daughter may want to participate in a study that will pair her with a mentor, or Maikuru, to provide her with a support network. Involves 5 weekly 2-hour educational sessions. Participants will receive a meal, child-care, bus tickets/parking at each session, and compensation for completing all sessions.