ICR’s work includes research and programming on a wide range of topics related to social justice, disparities, cultural representation, and community partnerships. Our research addresses health and wellbeing across the age spectrum and uses cutting edge social science and participatory research methodologies. Click on the links below for more information and examples of research and programming in each area of ICR’s work:

 

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Evaluation of a rapid re-housing program for young adults

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Currently, there is a significant gap in knowledge about the […]

Resilience Grows Here

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Resilience Grows Here is a community-based veteran’s mental health initiative run by the Farmington Valley Health District.

Recipes for Life

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"Recipes for Life" explored the ways in which older adults successfully cope with the aging process. Through an arts-based intervention, older adults shared life experiences and thoughts on successful aging.

Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Older Hartford Residents

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This three-year study identified the predictors and prevalence of depression and anxiety in a residential community of older, primarily minority, adults living in public and private senior housing in Hartford, CT.

Coalition Building and Youth Substance Abuse Prevention in West Hartford, CT

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ICR's prevention program in West Hartford is a collaboration between the West Hartford Substance Abuse Prevention Commission, Institute for Community Research, West Hartford high school students and school administration, and community members.