Identifying Mental Health Services Needs among HIV/AIDS-Affected Children

  • Principal Investigator(s): Theresa S. Betancourt
  • Study Contact: Theresa S. Betancourt, 617-432-5003,Theresa_Betancourt@harvard.edu
  • Description of Subjects: Children ages 10-17 years old and their caregivers in three categories: 1) HIV+ child/adolescent, 2) HIV- child/adolescent living in a family where a caregiver is HIV+ or died due to AIDS, or 3) HIV- with no known HIV+ immediate family members
  • Location (Domestic vs. International): Eastern Province, Rwanda
  • Enrollment Period: 2012
  • Enrollment Goal: 683 participants enrolled
  • Key Exclusion and Inclusion Criteria:  Inclusion criteria: 10-17 years old and having lived in a district served by Partners In Health Rwanda for more than one month, or being a caregiver (age 18 years or older) of a child participant.
  • Available Biological Specimens:  (None)
  • How to Request Access: email study contact directly Theresa_Betancourt@harvard.edu
  • Available Data Description: child/adolescent mental health and resilience data