iPeer

HWPP 8th Funding Cycle Impact Award
     Project Start Date: 1/1/2013
Project End Date: 12/31/2017

Project Goal Statement: Improve access to trained peer mentor support for younger veterans at risk for mental health problems on college campuses using a combination of face-to-face and smartphone interventions.

Award Amount: $749,797

Community Partners:
Primary Community Partner: Bob Curry, DryHootch of America
Additional Community Partners:

  • Edgewood College
  • Marquette University
  • Mental Health America of Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Waukesha County Technical College

Academic Partners:
Primary Academic Partner: Zeno Franco, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Jeffery Whittle, MD, General Internal Medicine, VA Medical Center
  • Karen Berte, PhD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Leslie Patterson, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Clare Guse, MS, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Project Progress Summary Reports:
Project Progress Report Summary 1/1/2013 – 8/31/2013

Affiliated Web Pages:
     DryHootch.org
Edgewood College
Marquette University
Mental Health America of Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Waukesha County Technical College