TARA Study: Training for Awareness, Resilience, and Action

Is your teen depressed or anxious? Open to learning new skills to help depression and anxiety?

The UCSF TARA study is seeking adolescents age 14-18 for a 6-month study that includes a novel 12-session group program using yoga, breathing and meditation techniques aimed at helping teens learn to slow down, feel safe and calm, regulate emotions, and improve attention and focus.

There is no cost to participate. Participants will be paid $100 for 4 study visits over 6 months and may be eligible for $200 more for additional study procedures.

Must be 14-18 years old and under the care of a medical or mental health provider. Participation requires parental or guardian permission (unless age 18).

For more information about the study and eligibility, please call 415-353-9723.

Read the Consent Form (Word or PDF) for more details on study participation.

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