Racial/ethnic differences in mental health help-seeking behavior among adolescents
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe racial/ethnic differences in mental health help-seeking behavior among a diverse sample of sixth grade students Identify validated measures of mental health help-seeking behavior appropriate for adolescents Evaluate a school based intervention in inducing mental health help-seeking behavior among a diverse sample of adolescents
Keyword(s): Mental Illness, Mental Health
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a research assistant on this federally funded grant since June 2011 and am currently pursuing a doctorate degree in epidemiology. I have worked closely with the research team on the implementation and evaluation of this research project, and have conducted site visits to the schools participating in the study. I previously presented at APHA in 2011 in the area of relationship violence and community violence among adolescents in NYC.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.