Yalda Uhls

Quarter 1

1. Briefly restate the specific aims or objectives associated with this project

Aim 1: Study how a popular teen-facing TV show impacts adolescent mental wellness

Aim 2: Learn what adolescents are discussing online with respect to mental wellness

Aim 3: Support adolescent mental wellness around topics within the show

2. Tell us what excites you about the funded project.

I’m excited about providing experimental evidence about the ways 13 Reasons Why impacts adolescent mental health. And about finding an innovative way to bridge the work of the entertainment industry and scientific researchers to support adolescent wellness.

2. Tell us more about your team!

We are working with the general manager of Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls to create a campaign. They created another video for us that got 140K views and over 50 comments on Instagram alone!