To create meaningful change by increasing communication, partnerships and goodwill among stakeholders in the areas of treatment, advocacy, and clinical research with an emphasis on community and advocacy engagement, stigma reduction, and ensuring that clinical research is recognized as a trusted care option.
The Messaging Committee created a series of commercials to address the stigma of mental illness and promote research. These videos are available to Coalition members to use for website, social media, or television spots. We can edit your organizations information to the end of the spots. To see more videos, log into the Community Login and look in the Gallery.
Marsha Rodgers was the Executive Director of NAMI Dallas and now works with Pillar Clinical Research, building the relationships between advocacy, those living with mental health disorders, and clinical research.
In this podcast, Marsha talks about how sites can develop strong relationships within the community and overcome a lot of the stigma against mental health and mental health clinical research with good communication and education. Check out the 15-minute podcast!
We recognize that mental health clinical research is a particularly challenging area within research so we’ve brought together stakeholders from pharma, CRO’s, and sites to identify some obstacles and challenges unique to CNS research.
WHY GET STARR CERTIFIED?
Diversity presents unique challenges and opportunities in clinical research. The STARR Coalition is a nonprofit organization working to bring together thought-leaders within clinical research, pharma and advocacy. By creating a neutral playing field, leaders throughout the industry and advocacy are able to find solutions to complex issues hindering the progress of cutting-edge research, especially in […]