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RuMeChange Study (Open for Enrollment)

Research Study Open for Enrollment

RuMeChange: Developing Rumination-Focused Treatment to Reduce Risk for Depression Recurrence in Adolescence

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We are conducting a research study examining how mindfulness can help teenagers stay healthy and prevent depression relapse. Learn more.



Teenagers between the ages of 14 and 17 who have previously experienced depression, but are currently well are eligible.


Benefits of the Study

  • Look at full image of your brain
  • Help advance an important scientific field
  • Eligible participants will be compensated for their time


Putting Adolescent Worries to Rest

Published 09/22/22

Rumination is the process of continuously thinking the same negative thought. In a number of studies, rumination has been shown to predict recurrence of depression. For Utah residents who experience high rates of depression and suicide, controlling rumination could be critical.

Read the article

Contact Us

If you are interested in participating in the study or would like more information, please call, text, or email Brian Farstead.


Brian Farstead

Study Coordinator