Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health at Portland State University

Please share the information below with both parents/caretakers and youth regarding the opportunity to participate in a survey that is being conducted by the Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health at Portland State University: www.rtc.pdx.edu.

This survey is for youth aged 14-25 who has an emotional or mental health condition and Parents or other caregivers of a child between the ages of 14-25 with an emotional or mental health condition.

The RTC invites you to take the survey that asks about your experiences with discrimination or stigmatization. Results of the survey will be published in the January 2008 issue of Focal Point: Research, Practice and Policy in Children’s Mental Health.

§ If you finish the survey, you can enter for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate to Amazon.com

§ The survey is completely anonymous

§ The survey takes about 15 minutes

TO TAKE THE YOUTH SURVEY, CLICK HERE:
Or, if the above link does not work:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=vUyC0guSO3_2f0DT_2fQ_2fz91tw_3d_3d

TO TAKE THE PARENT/CAREGIVER SURVEY, CLICK HERE:
Or, if the above link does not work:
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=RDH20IkGeyfpyRbhreOqdA_3d_3d

More information about the survey and the potential risks and benefits of participation can be found here, or, if that link does not work: http://www.rtc.pdx.edu/pgInfoStigmaSurvey.php

§ If you have questions about the survey, please contact Janet Walker at janetw@pdx.edu

§ For more information about the organization that is sponsoring this survey, visit the website of the Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children’s Mental Health at www.rtc.pdx.edu

§ For questions or information about your rights as a research participant, contact the Human Subjects Research Review Committee at Portland State University
503-725-4288 (1-877-480-4400) or hsrrc@lists.pdx.edu

***Please feel free to forward this email invitation to friends, family, or groups who might be interested in taking this survey!!!***

Pam Hawkins

Child and Family Services

California Institute for Mental Health

2125 19th Street, 2nd Floor

Sacramento, CA 95818

(916) 556-3480 ext. 135

phawkins@cimh.org

www.cimh.org

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