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The REACH (Risks in Emerging Adulthood Challenging Health) project is a research project directed by Dr. Christine McCauley Ohannessian at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. The REACH sample is a national, diverse sample of 600 18-22 year-old emerging adults. Online survey data were collected from REACH participants in the fall of 2014. The primary goal of REACH is to find individual and contextual factors that may protect young adults from developing behavioral health problems. Meet Our Team

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The Adolescent Adjustment Project (AAP) is a longitudinal NIH-funded research project directed by Dr. Christine McCauley Ohannessian at the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. The primary goal of the AAP is to uncover factors that protect young people from developing psychological and substance use problems. The project currently includes a diverse sample of over 1,400 adolescents and a subset of their parents. Adolescents completed surveys during each year in high school. In 2014, follow-up data were collected from AAP participants as they entered emerging adulthood. Learn More