"Recovery 4 US" - A Photovoice-based Social Media Program

Description

This study is a randomized trial evaluating "Recovery 4 US", a social media program aimed at the enhancement of community participation and overall recovery of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.This innovative e-mental health program integrates Internet and mobile technologies and is designed to be a self-sustaining recovery-oriented virtual community for individuals living with a disabling mental illness based on the principles of Photovoice.

Study Start Date

April, 07 2017

Estimated Completion Date

April 2018

Interventions

  • Behavioral: Recovery 4 Us

Study ID

Boston University Charles River Campus -- 4458

Status

Recruiting

Trial ID

NCT03266614

Study Type

Interventional

Trial Phase

N/A

Enrollment Quota

60

Sponsor

Boston University Charles River Campus

Inclusion Criteria

  • are 18 or older
  • have been recipients of services at the BU CPR Recovery Center due to having a DSM-V diagnosis of mental illness, including dual diagnosis (dual diagnosis refers to co-occurring mental illness and alcohol/ substance use disorder) as indicated in their records
  • are interested in participating in a social media program
  • are fluent in English
  • have a basic ability to use a mobile phone

Exclusion Criteria

  • Inability to give full and knowing consent

Gender

All

Ages

18 Years and older

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

No

Study Locations and Contact Information (5)

Study Location Distance Name Phone Email
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Boston, Massachusetts 2.4 miles Vasudha Gidugu PhD 617-353-3549 vasudha@bu.edu
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Boston, Massachusetts 2.4 miles Vasudha Gidugu PhD 617-353-3549 vasudha@bu.edu
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Boston, Massachusetts 2.4 miles Vasudha Gidugu PhD 617-353-3549 vasudha@bu.edu
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Boston, Massachusetts 2.4 miles Vasudha Gidugu PhD 617-353-3549 vasudha@bu.edu
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation - Boston, Massachusetts 2.4 miles Vasudha Gidugu PhD 617-353-3549 vasudha@bu.edu

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