Mental Health


Open Research Studies

  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences are seeking individuals who think they may have ADHD.
  • Researchers invite volunteers to participate in a research study about providing caregiver support through a telehealth program called Harmony at H.O.M.E (Help Online Modifying the Environment).
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in a research study focused on understanding what affects treatment success among people in with opioid use disorder (OUD).
  • The Kentucky Neuroscience Institute is conducting a research study (MERIT-CE) to determine if commercially available mixed reality training can aid in cognitive recovery following COVID.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are inviting you to participate in a research study to see if different types of a gene cause immune cells to become activated.
  • If so, researchers at the University of Kentucky are inviting you to participate in a research study regarding cigarettes and alcohol use.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite all moderate to heavy drinkers to participate in a research study about personality, emotions, and alcohol use.
  • Researchers at the UK Clinic for Emotional Health are evaluating two psychological treatments for participants with a history of unwanted sexual experiences.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in a research study on anxiety.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participant in an important family-centered survey that studies the mental health of family members who have/had loved ones in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or any other critical healthcare facility for COVID or any other disease or health problem.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are looking for female volunteers (ages 21 to 35) to participate in a research study on the effects of hormones on alcohol and women’s behavior.
  • Researchers invite parents to participate in a research study about adverse childhood experiences, depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder and having a child admitted to a Newborn Nursery (NBN) or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are studying aerobic and muscle recruitment responses to Flywheel-based Inertial Training (FIT), a new type of exercise.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in an research study to learn about the experiences of older adult sexual minority women and to learn whether and how music has played a role in their lives.
  • MBC2 employs technology to help you eat better, sleep better, reduce stress and get more exercise. Participants will use a health app, Fitbits, and health coaching to change health behaviors.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in a research study. Many adults report having at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE) before turning 18.
  • Researchers are conducting brain-imaging research on opioids. Participation will require a 2 week stay in the hospital.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky invite women to participate in a research study about feelings of shame and ways of managing shame after physical or sexual assault or abuse.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are evaluating a mobile phone-based health promotion program called TRAC-AYA designed to help adolescent and young adult cancer survivors who drink any alcohol reduce future cancer risk and improve their overall health, such as by improving coping skills and cutting back on alcohol use.
  • Researchers at the University of Kentucky are conducting a research study to learn more about how people’s stress, sleep, and alcohol use may be impacted by COVID-19.
  • Many people with Opioid Use Disorder have experienced a stressful and traumatic event. If you have experienced such an event, do you have unwanted memories, nightmares, or avoid situations that remind you of what happened? Do you blame yourself or feel physically or emotionally different since the experience? If so, researchers at the University of Kentucky Clinic for Emotional Health invite you to participate in a treatment study.
  • If you’ve been diagnosed with mild to moderate Parkinson’s disease, researchers at the University of Kentucky invite you to participate in a study about the effects of a rhythmic exercise program, Drums Alive, on your physical performance and quality of life.