A strong, trusting relationship with the advocacy organizations in your community can be one of your greatest resources.
We all know that successful community engagement will raise a site’s profile within the community, while educating the public on the benefits of clinical research. Sites that are engaging with the community and building trusting relationships within local advocacy branches are likely to have better relationships with the patients, higher staff morale and job satisfaction, lower staff turn-over, and overall more successful trials.
May is the month that the mental health advocacy organizations host their biggest fundraising events, but this year, that won't happen. And with demand for advocacy services skyrocketing, they are looking for new partners and resources.
The STARR Coalition is here to help develop and foster those relationships. Let us know if you'd like our help getting connected with the advocacy organizations in your community!
...this is a perfect opportunity
to get involved!