The Center for Behavioral Health Research (CBHR) seeks to improve the lives of at-risk children, adults, and families. The center studies the epidemiology, prevention, and treatment of substance use disorders as well as HIV/AIDS and psychiatric disorders.
The center investigates brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), text-delivered and web-based treatments within healthcare, college campus, and community mental health service settings.
The center investigators have been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the W.T. Grant Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and other private foundations and donors.