Adam M. Rainear, M.A.

Adam Rainear is a graduate student in the Department of Communication at the University of Connecticut.  Adam's research interests are focused primarily in the fields of risk and science communication, with a specific focus on communicating the weather and climate to the public.  His current research projects examine using new technology, such as robots and [...]

T-TAAD Study @ UConn Health

Youth substance use and dependence is continuing to pose a considerable public health concern. The majority of adolescents who use drugs frequently (e.g., marijuana, alcohol, prescription medications) also suffer from co-occurring psychiatric disorders such as depression, ADHD and more). These disorders need to be diagnosed and treated in order to prevent negative consequences. For over [...]

Dr. Yifrah Kaminer

Dr. Kaminer is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry & The Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. He has a joint appointment as Professor at the Department of Pediatrics, where he is involved in research of youth high-risk driving and suicidal behavior at the Injury Prevention Center of the Connecticut Children€™s [...]