Behavioral Intervention

mHealth parenting stress app for Stress

UCSF Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
mHealth parenting stress appN/ARecruitingLed by Johanna B Folk, PhDResearch Sponsored by University of California, San Francisco

Study Summary

This trial will test a new mobile health intervention to help reduce parenting stress and increase treatment engagement for justice-involved youth with substance use disorders.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You have a known issue with drug or alcohol use along with a mental health condition.
The study is looking for youth and their caregivers who have had legal trouble and need help for substance use or mental health issues.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~after youth's release to the community within study period (estimated 2 years or less)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and after youth's release to the community within study period (estimated 2 years or less) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Child and Adolescent Services Assessment (Barriers to Youth Treatment)
Interpersonal Mindfulness in Parenting Scale (Mindful Parenting)
Motivation for Youth Treatment
+2 more
Secondary outcome measures
Youth Treatment Engagement
Other outcome measures
Caregiver Mental Health & Substance Use
Caregiver Qualitative Interview
Youth Qualitative Interview
+1 more

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: mHealth parenting stress appExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
mHealth parenting stress app intervention to reduce parenting stress and improving youth community-based treatment engagement.
Group II: Standard of careActive Control1 Intervention
Caregiver participants will receive an informational brochure describing ways to support one's adolescent during detention and community reentry and any other usual care.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)NIH
2,370 Previous Clinical Trials
2,049,364 Total Patients Enrolled
University of California, San FranciscoLead Sponsor
2,414 Previous Clinical Trials
12,301,668 Total Patients Enrolled
Johanna B Folk, PhDPrincipal Investigator
University of California, San Francisco

Media Library

mHealth parenting stress app (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05032742 — N/A
Stress Research Study Groups: Standard of care, mHealth parenting stress app
Stress Clinical Trial 2023: mHealth parenting stress app Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05032742 — N/A
mHealth parenting stress app (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05032742 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many participants can take part in this experiment?

"Affirmative, the website indicates that recruitment for this trial is still open. It was first posted on September 15th 2021 and has since been updated on February 22nd 2022. 60 participants need to be found at a single site in order to close enrollment."

Answered by AI

Is it possible to enroll in this clinical experiment at the present time?

"Affirmative. According to the information on, this medical trial is still looking for participants. It was first posted on September 15th 2021 and its most recent update occurred February 22nd 2022. The study needs 60 patients from a single research site."

Answered by AI

Who else is applying?

How old are they?
18 - 65
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria

How responsive is this trial?

Typically responds via
Phone Call
~24 spots leftby Mar 2025