i4Health (Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health) was established in September 2012 by faculty, staff, and students at Palo Alto University under the direction of Professor Ricardo F. Muñoz, to add one more element to our mission of "Engaging Minds, Improving Lives" around the globe. We work on ways to provide health and mental health services to underserved communities by providing them with mobile Apps and Internet accessible interventions and resources.
Users from Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Congo Kinshasa, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Germany, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Israel, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Yemen, Northern Rhodesia, Palestine, Perú, Romania, South Africa, Thailand, United Kingdom, and the United States have downloaded our resources.
Our work is largely the continuation of the projects initiated by the Latino Mental Health Research Program (LMHRP), a group established in 1993 by the Latino Task Force at the San Francisco General Hospital. The LMHRP, on its mission to conduct research relevant to the health and mental health needs of the Latino populations of California, has conducted studies in the following areas:
For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit our FAQ page. For additional information on Latino mental health research, please visit the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) Latino Mental Health Research Program website. For more information regarding technology-based mental health research, please visit the UCSF and SFGH Internet World Health Research Center website.