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Title

American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research

Status

Open

Project Description

Dr. Novins conducts research that is critical for improving the mental health of American Indian and Alaska Native children, adolescents, and adults.  These include ongoing and completed studies in the areas of psychiatric epidemiology, developmental psychopathology, and mental health services research.  Dr. Novins’ research is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Mental Health, Drug Abuse, and Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism as well as the Administration for Children and Families.  Current projects focus on understanding the use of evidence-based treatments in substance abuse treatment programs serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities as well as the development and testing of an intervention for traumatized Native American adolescents with substance use problems.
 

Mentor Name

Novins, Douglas

Mentor Location

13055 E 17th Avenue, Aurora CO  80045

Mentor Contact Number

303-724-1472

Mentor Contact Email

douglas.novins@ucdenver.edu

Specialty

Enter Choice #1

Preceptor Name

 

Student

 

Department

Psychiatry

Funding Department/Program

Substance Use Disorders Grant

Area of Study

Developmental Neuroscience, Brain and Behavior - Child

Populations

Adolescents; Native Americans

Method(s)

Behavioral

Disease or Symptom

Drug Abuse; Mental Illness and Developmental Disabilities

Faculty/Lab Website

http://www.ucdenver.edu/caianh

Display on public listings?

Yes

Attachments

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Last modified at 7/9/2013 2:14 PM by Watts, Katie