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To create meaningful change by increasing communication, partnerships and goodwill among stakeholders in the areas of treatment, advocacy, and clinical research with emphasis on consumers and patients mental health well-being.


Verified Clinical Trials and The STARR Coalition Join Forces To Advocate For Mental Health Care

The Verified Clinical Trials research subject database registry and The STARR Coalition partner to protect individuals from enrolling in multiple trials and improve mental health clinical trials research. Protecting the safety of participants is crucial. VCT is dedicated to this cause and we support the work they are doing.

Latest News

One of the biggest impediments to clinical trial efficiency is patient access — according to Nariman Nasser, the VP of Site Optimization at Continuum Clinical, recent surveys show that up to 50% of patients considering participating in a clinical trial listed lack of transportation as a barrier. “If they’re relying on family members, their transportation […]

If you missed our webinars with Mental Health America and ClinEdge, you can listen to them below!
Webinar took place March 8, 2017
Mental Health America invited STARR Coalition stakeholders to discuss clinical research.
Thanks to Sarah Schwartz, MSW, MBA, Executive Director, Mental Health America of Georgia; Paul Jaquith, LCSW, CAP, President/CEO, Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida; and Rick Mofsen, DO, Chief Medical Officer, Evolution Research Group for joining The STARR in this informative talk. Listen below-
Webinar took place March 15, 2017
The STARR Coalition reached out to Clinical Research Sites through webinar with ClinEdge.
Thanks to Sarah Schwartz, Executive Director, Mental Health America of Georgia; Heather Beitz, co-founder iResearch Atlanta; Zach Mitchell, Recruitment Specialist, iResearch Atlanta; and Dondra Kinna, Recruitment Specialist, iResearch for joining The STARR Coalition to inform sites regarding advocacy and research.

STARR Stakeholders

  • Segal Trials
  • Sunovion
  • psychcentral
  • Charak
  • NAMI Texas
  • CNS Summit
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance