A Study to Evaluate Jaspr Application Compared to Care As Usual (CAU) in Emergency Department


About this study

The purpose of this study is to compare Jaspr to Care-as-Usual (CAU) in Emergency departments nationwide.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Currently in the ED seeking treatment for suicidal behavior.
  • Medically and clinically stable, as deemed by ED medical personnel/patient’s care team.
  • Access to a computer or other device (smartphone, tablet) with Internet connection.
  • Currently has and regularly uses an Apple or Android smartphone.
  • Stable address and housing for the last 30 days.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acutely psychotic, severely agitated, and patients with significant intoxication or other impairment (as deemed by medical providers) that may interfere with providing consent and meaningful feedback (as determined by their care team).
  • No access or way to access phone or computer (or other device) with Internet connection.
  • homeless or unstable housing in the past 30 days.
  • Severely agitated patients are those who are perceived by medical personnel as highly distressed and likely to become more agitated (e.g., yelling, throwing objects, engaging in self-harming behaviors) and/or distressed if approached by medical personnel and/or research staff about research-related activities, from inquiring about their interest to participate and obtaining informed consent to providing feedback to researchers.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Gabrielle Melin, M.D., M.S.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

RST ED Research Team

(507) 255-5056

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