This study is being conducted by a licensed clinical social worker as part of their doctoral dissertation. The goal of this study is to learn more about the experiences of young people with mental health conditions during their first year at college.
Study participants will complete a standardized survey. They will then conduct a 60-minute interview with the researcher over telephone or video chat. Participants will be kept anonymous and may choose their own pseudonyms. Participants who complete both the survey and the interview will receive a $25 Amazon gift card.
Participants may be eligible for this study if they are:
- Aged 18-26
- Currently enrolled in their first year of college (undergraduate university)
- Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher
- Have a clinical diagnosis of a mental health condition, including but not limited to depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia or other psychosis disorder