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STUDY BASICS

Are you an adult who drinks alcohol? Have you been impacted by eviction or been concerned with a potential eviction in your life or community? You may be eligible for a research study to help us learn about community strengths and resources. The research study involves 1 hour interview, taking photos of resources in your community and 1 hour follow-up interview. Compensation is provided.


STUDY PURPOSE

The goal of this study is to understand strategies, resources, and strengths for preventing eviction and alcohol-related harms among individuals impacted by eviction/eviction risk in Allegheny County, PA. Understanding what is needed to prevent eviction and alcohol-related health impacts can help us improve health for individuals and communities impacted by these issues.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?
  • 18 years of age or older
  • live in Allegheny County 
  • speak English 
  • drink alcohol, live with someone who drinks alcohol, and/or have a romantic partner/significant other who drinks alcohol
  • have experienced eviction or the threat of eviction in the past two years (including uncertainty about paying rent, receiving an eviction notice, or have close friends/family with these experiences)

WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

Participants will

  • take part in a one hour baseline interview to discuss strengths and resources in their communities and living environments 
  • take photos of those strengths and resources over a 1-2 week period
  • take part in a one hour follow-up interview to share their photos and develop photo captions

Camera provided if needed, no photography experience required.


IRB: STUDY23050025
- Using Community-Engaged Mixed Methods to Examine the Relationship Between Housing Evictions and Alcohol-Related Harms

RESEARCH AREAS:
  Healthy Volunteer

PHONE NUMBER: 1-866-438-8230
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INTERESTED?

Visit https://pittplusme.org/study/2782 and click on "I'm Interested" or call 1-866-438-8230.


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