Peta Stragalinos

Research Assistant, Clinical and Social Research team, Turning Point and Monash University

Overview

Peta is currently a researcher on the Ready-2-Change study, a NHMRC-funded trial examining the effectiveness of brief alcohol telephone intervention to reduce alcohol use. She is also a researcher on two VicHealth-funded projects, a brief intervention to prevent harm from alcohol in women attending a breast screening service and examining men and risky drinking cultures in the hospitality sector.

Background

Peta has completed a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in psychology and anthropology) at Deakin University and Bachelor of Arts (Honours) specialising in anthropology at Monash University. As part of her honours, Peta conducted a qualitative research study exploring how young Australians experience the barriers and supportive factors that can shape pathways to mental health support. She has also previously volunteered on a mental health carer helpline and been a member of a youth advisory committee for a national youth mental health organisation.

Contact details

You can contact Peta at [email protected]