Dr. JP Jameson is an associate professor at Appalachian State University and a Licensed Psychologist (Provisional). His research and clinical interests focus on the availability, accessibility, acceptability, and quality of mental health services in rural areas. This includes studies on effectiveness of school-based mental health programs, prediction and prevention of suicide among rural adolescents, and use of empirically supported treatments in rural community mental health clinics. He is involved in numerous community-based research projects locally and regionally.