Ongoing since 2017
Youth depression is a problem of major proportions, and over half of all teens who plan or attempt suicide have a mood disorder at the time.
Ongoing since 2016
This project aims to implement an evidence-based suicide prevention program in the Natick middle school.
Ongoing since 2015
Hey NHS/WMS/KMS is a three-part program to address adolescent depression throughout the Natick Public Schools. The program will make an effort to increase mental health literacy in the Natick school community, and to prepare the community for a broad-based screening and intervention approach to the problem of youth depression/suicidal behavior.
2018 - 2025
This multi-year study tests two depression prevention approaches -- the online intervention CATCH-IT and an in-person group therapy intervention, POD -- to see which can prevent depression in teens.
2011 - 2014
This project was a multi-faceted engagement with Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts to conduct an evaluation of the Get Real middle school sexual education curriculum.