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Frances Griffith

Postdoctoral Fellow

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Frances Griffith

Research Summary

Frances’ research is broadly related to increasing health equity for people in recovery from mental illness and substance misuse, especially those with intersecting marginalized identities.

Extensive Research Description

Frances' current and future research focuses on accessible, community-based interventions to increase health equity for people in recovery. Branches of her research focus on the development and evaluation of 1) peer-led programs in healthcare organizational settings, 2) individual- and systems-level interventions to reduce stigma and structural discrimination towards people in recovery, and 3) scalable, digital or arts-interventions for health promotion and prevention of mental illness and substance misuse. Her past research has maintained a general relation to marginalized identities, empowerment, and creativity.

Research Interests

Art Therapy; Community Mental Health Centers; Social Media; Psychiatry and Psychology; Public Health Systems Research

Public Health Interests

Mental Health; Community Engagement

Selected Publications