General Research Studies About Mental Illness
* The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University is conducting a research study to explore the ways in which mental health providers can promote recovery from disabling mental illnesses. The center is inviting consumers, providers, and providers with a mental illness to participate in the study. Participants are asked to fill out a brief and anonymous online survey. The survey may take 15 to 30 minutes to complete and the answers will be used to help enhance professional practices that promote recovery from mental illness. If you would like to participate in this study the survey can be accessed at For additional information about this research study contact: Dr. Zlatka Russinova at 1-617-353-3549 or by email:

* Tara Earl, a doctoral student in Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin, is undertaking a study looking at brothers and sisters who provide care for their brothers and/or sisters diagnosed with a severe mental illness. If you are a brother or sister of a person with a severe mental illness, please consider participating in this study. Whle the researcher is particularly looking for siblings of color (ethnic minorities), ALL siblings are welcome to participate by completing a questionnaire. If you are interested, please contact Tara Earl at 512-232-7117; or toll free at 1-888-404-4336; or