Participate in our research!
Learn more and contact us about studies for teens & parents below.
Open Studies (ages 11-16 for lab-based projects):
Building Evidence-Based Supports for Teens via Technology
WHO: Teens ages 12 - 16. Parent participation is required.
WHAT: Test out new VIRTUAL REALITY or ONLINE programs designed to boost coping skills in teens.
WHERE: Lab for Scalable Mental Health at Stony Brook University
COMPENSATION: Up to $50 per family for 2-hour lab visit & online follow-up surveys.
Youth Empowerment & Support
Project YES is an anonymous, online project run by scientists at Stony Brook University.
In YES, teens (ages 11-17) learn new ways of dealing with stress while helping others do the same.
What do Teens Do in Project YES?
Choose from 3 free online activities, each ~30 minutes long.
Before & after, answer anonymous questions about your feelings
Last, share your best advice for others who may be struggling.