Save the date for the 2024 TAM Colloquium on Thursday, January 11th from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. CST.

This meeting will be a virtual event held over Zoom. The meeting will consist of two main time segments. (1) Research updates in the field: The past year has seen a re-evaluation of the narrative around social media and youth mental health. We will share updates on these advances in the field, and existing research gaps. Attendees will have the chance to engage in discussions following presentations and consider whether they want to be part of addressing the research gaps. (2) A youth-focused segment: Attendees will learn about ways to involve youth in research through programs, advisory boards, and internships. This segment will also include our popular youth panel to hear their perspectives on social media and youth mental well-being.

We are excited to share TAM’s 2024 funding initiative which is centered on promoting new research on adolescent and mental wellness and technology use. Through this initiative, we hope to encourage investigators to utilize our TAM Data Consortium available data and present their project findings at a national meeting in 2024 or 2025. These awards will be $1,000 per person and up to $4,000 in total depending on the number of collaborators.

Here’s how to enter to win:

  • Gather a group of up to 4 investigators to collaborate on this project
  • Submit a letter of intent to the TAM Program by January 3
  • Attend the virtual TAM Colloquium.

To learn more about this opportunity fill out the registration form below and we will send you the full information sheet.

Voices in Adolescent Technology Use and Mental Wellness

Journal of Medical Internet Research-Mental Health

September 15, 2021

This year our TAM community members worked alongside youth to write and publish an open access theme issue with JMIR-MH.

Highlights of this theme issue include:

  • Manuscripts from each of our TAM grantees describing their projects and what was learned
  • A collection of brief research papers from youth scientists
  • A commentary from youth describing their experiences with technology during the past year in the COVID pandemic

Don’t forget to tag @SMAHRTeam in your posts to connect with our team and other colloquium attendees.

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