Needs Assessment for Supporting Technology use and Harm Reduction (STaHR Study)

Project Type(s):

Principal Investigator(s):

The proposed study entails a needs assessment to develop a program for Supporting Technology use and Harm Reduction (STaHR) among HF residents with lived experience of homelessness and substance use. This study will qualitatively explore HF residents’ technology literacy as well as their perspectives on barriers and facilitators to the use of technology, broadly, and for harm-reduction service provision. Then, with a community advisory board (CAB) made up of HF residents, staff, and management, we will inform and provide recommendations to HF management and leadership ways to improve HF resident technology use and engagement with online harm-reduction services.

Project Period:
October 25, 2022 October 25, 2023

Funding Type(s):

American Psychological Association, Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP), Early Career Psychologist Research Grant Award

Geographic Area(s):
King County, Seattle/Puget Sound, University of Washington

Practice Type(s):
Community-Based Organizations, Online/remote/apps/social media

Patient Population(s):
Adults, Low-income

Targeted Condition(s):
General Mental Well-Being, Health disparities, Homelessness, Substance use disorders/misuse