TIDR is a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional team of faculty members, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and community partners focused on improving psychosocial treatment for mental disorders and increasing access to evidence-based treatments for these conditions among traditionally underserved populations. TIDR focuses on community-based participatory methods and the use of technology to achieve these aims.
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Congratulations to TIDR Co-Director Dr. Matthew J. Smith who was recently named the next Associate Dean for Research and Innovation at the UM School of Social Work! "The U-M School of Social Work faculty are working tirelessly to change lives through advancing...
TIDR Co-Directors, Dr. Addie Weaver and Dr. Joseph Himle, collaborated with Northville Public Schools superintendent Dr. RJ Webber to develop the Mental Health Can’t Wait Summer Internship Program. Five Northville High School students were selected as interns who are...
Dr. Lindsay Bornheimer and coordinator Juliann Li Verdugo received a 2023 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Outstanding Research Mentor Award
We wanted to share the exciting news that TIDR faculty member Dr. Lindsay Bornheimer and her research coordinator, Juliann Li Verdugo, received a 2023 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Outstanding Research Mentor Award. Each year, UROP recognizes...
years from onset of mental disorder to contacting any treatment provider. (Wang et al., 2004)
of individuals with diagnosed mental health disorder visit a mental health specialist in their lifetime
Americans live in Mental Health Professional Shortage Areas
“They [RISE counselors] opened up a crazy opportunity for me, one that I thought I’d never be able to pursue. When they found out that I loved to cook and wanted to open my own restaurant someday, they put me in a cooking internship at Detroit Rescue Mission. Now I work there as a chef at the Men’s Shelter. It’s hard to be a female chef, first, and then to be one without training is even harder. But my counselors were like, ‘You got this!'” Read More