Research on Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health
There's always something new at HMN. Check out the updates below!
HMN's Associate Director, Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Ph.D., was announced as the inaugural University of Michigan Depression Center's Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Scholar on June 16, 2017, for her proposal titled "Tailored eHealth Intervention to Promote Depression Treatment in College Populations." This award will grant her $100,000 to screen students for untreated symptoms of depression, and then randomly assign them to one of three intervention groups: tailored messaging, untailored messaging, or no messages. Learn more about this exciting opportunity, here.
HMN's Associate Director, Sarah Ketchen Lipson, Ph.D., was announced as a member of the Hynes Recovery Services' (HRS) University Advisory Board for the 2017-2018 academic year. Her role will be to provide guidance for HRS upcoming campus-based eating disorder initiatives. Meet the members of the advisory board, and see what Sarah has to say about this exciting opportunity, here.
HMN has an upcoming webinar on Tuesday, April 26th from 12:00-1:00pm ET! This webinar will feature Matthew McEvoy from Morneau Shepell, who will be focusing on international student mental health and their International Student Support Program (ISSP). As always, the webinar is free of charge. Please RSVP HERE!
HMN is looking for students who would be interested in summer internship and fellowship opportunities in Ann Arbor, Michigan to develop brief videos promoting mental health in college populations. These opportunities are funded by the Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation, in memory of Maxwell A. Gray. For more details, click here.
A new study by RAND Corporation estimates that campus mental health services and programs in California provide a favorable financial return. The study uses findings from the Healthy Minds Network to estimate the link between mental health and student retention.
HMN has partnered with the Jed Campus Program. When implemented together, these initiatives yield a comprehensive approach to using research to enhance campus mental health programs and policies. To learn more, click here.