Stephen Brohawn, Ph.D.
Camp No Limits
Carlisle Charitable Foundation (previously Equest)
Consumers for Affordable Health Care Foundation
Monica Dus, Ph.D.
Evan Feinberg, Ph.D.
Leandra Godoy, Ph.D.
PROJECT TITLE Linking Primary Care to Community Based Mental Health Resources via Family Navigation Support PROJECT SUMMARY Most children needing mental health services do not receive them; even half of those referred to a mental health provider never follow up. Certified Family Peer Specialists (CFPS)–caregivers of children with mental health needs who support families in…
Danella M. Hafeman, M.D., Ph.D.
PROJECT TITLE Mindfulness-Based Intervention to Target Mood Lability in Youth at Risk for Bipolar Disorder PROJECT SUMMARY Adolescents with a family history of bipolar disorder (BD) are at risk for developing a wide range of psychopathology. Many have frequent and severe fluctuations in mood (i.e. mood lability) that impair functioning and predict later onset of…
Biyu He, Ph.D.
Heart of Biddeford
Kathryn L. Humphrey, Ph.D., Ed.M.
PROJECT TITLE Accelerated Cellular Aging as Mechanism Linking Early Adversity with Risk for Adolescent Depression PROJECT SUMMARY Early adversity is associated with significantly increased risk for the development of depression. The mechanisms through which early adversity confers risk for depression, however, are not well understood. Adverse life experiences have been found to activate stress response…
Andrew Kruse, Ph.D.
Conor Liston, Ph.D.
Aaron Lyon, Ph.D.
Maine Rural Water Association
Mental Health Outreach for Mothers (MOMS) and Mobile Mental Health Outreach Van
Evan W. Miller, Ph.D.
Yuki Oka, Ph.D.
Tiffany Schmidt, Ph.D.
St. Mary’s Nutrition Center
Tree Street Youth
M. Pilar Trelles, M.D.
PROJECT TITLE Improving Access to Care for Minority Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder Using a Family Peer Advocate Model PROJECT SUMMARY Low-income minority youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are consistently underserved by the existing mental health systems of care. Family Peer Advocates (FPAs) have personal experience caring for a child with special needs and…
Tulane Early Childhood Collaborative Plus
John Tuthill, Ph.D.
Tamara Vanderwal, M.D.
PROJECT TITLE The use of movies to assay brain network dynamics in ADHD PROJECT SUMMARY For years, scientists, clinicians and parents have been making observations about temporal patterns in attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). For example, the errors made by children with ADHD during behavioral tasks fluctuate over periods of minutes, suggesting that the brain systems involved…