25 Feb

Developing Firearm Suicide Prevention Programs Tailored to Gun Owner Population Subgroups

This study is designed to (a) identify subgroups of gun owners who share similar attributes and similar suicide risk profiles and then (b) conduct qualitative research with the subgroups to explore barriers and facilitators to the development of targeted firearm suicide prevention programs that can be adopted by each subgroup.

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25 Feb

GENERATIONS: Strengthening Women and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS

This project builds collaborative relationships with community-based organizations so they are better able to offer proven, innovative HIV prevention and support programs that assist girls, women, and their families.

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25 Feb

Reducing Urban Women’s HIV Risk: Soap Opera Videos on Video Capable Cellphones

The aim of this project is to give hard to reach young urban women who may be at risk for HIV, access to health promotion videos on their own cell phones.

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25 Feb

Healthy Visions

This project aims to provide opportunities for young artists to discuss health issues of importance to them and their community, as well as a space for creating art with guidance and supplies.

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25 Feb

Boston Consortium Model Enhancement: Integrated Wellness Model for Women of Color (BCME)

This is an evaluation of comprehensive trauma-informed, culturally-tailored substance abuse, behavioral health, and primary care services to low-income adult women in Boston who are at high risk of or living with HIV/AIDS, with a particular focus on recruiting and serving women of color.

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25 Feb

Women’s Health Study: Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Prevention Intervention

This study aims to assess the feasibility, acceptability, potential benefits, and outcome trends of an intervention designed to promote the use of long-acting contraceptives among women in treatment for drug addiction.

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25 Feb

Providing Access to Addictions Treatment, Hope, and Support (PAATHS)

This is an evaluation of peer-led services focused on enhancing substance use treatment and recovery outcomes for Latino and African American men and women with a history of co-occurring substance abuse and mental health disorders in Boston.

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25 Feb

Effects of Housing Policy Experiment on Youth Behavioral Problems

This study randomly assigns individuals to receive different neighborhood contexts, to support strong causal inferences of how neighborhoods shape mental health.

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25 Feb

Social Marketing Campaign and Posters

This is a social marketing campaign that aims to encourage students to think about how they make decisions about drinking and to promote discussion about student life and alcohol and drug use among students.

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25 Feb

Moving on to Recovery and Empowerment (MORE)

This is an Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOT) program that aims to reduce substance abuse and to reduce HIV infection and other diseases among African American and Latina women.

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25 Feb

Boston Consortium for Men in Recovery

This program implements and evaluates a model of integrated substance abuse and mental health treatment for men of color. It aims to support participants' recovery by increasing access to high-quality, community-based, culturally sensitive outpatient substance abuse treatment services.

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22 Feb

Entrepreneurship Training Institute

As a part of the Safe and Sound Return initiative, this training program gives women the opportunity to develop skills that they can later use in professional and educational settings. It also aims to empower women to overcome obstacles and improve their self-image.

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22 Feb

Safe and Sound Return

This program expands and enhances substance abuse treatment and reentry services for women returning to their communities after being incarcerated.

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22 Feb

Post-partum Women and Infants Study (PPWI)

This project responds to an identified need to expand residential substance abuse treatment services for pregnant and postpartum Latina women in Boston.

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22 Feb

The Literacy Study: The Meaning and Impact of Limited Literacy in the Lives of People Living with Serious Mental Illness

The goal of this study is to increase our understanding of the prevalence of limited literacy among people using public, urban mental health outpatient services and to examine mechanisms that inform our understanding of these relationships.

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22 Feb

Improving Mental Health and Wellbeing in Construction Workers: Understanding the Role of Work and the Conditions of Work

This study aims to determine construction worker perspectives on their mental health and wellbeing, and how work contributes to mental health and the wellbeing of the workers.

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