COVID-19 and Community Resilience


COVID-19 and Community Resilience

PI: Charles Benight, Ph.D.

Co-PI: Mary Hayden, Ph.D., and Julie Hurd, Ph.D. Candidate

Funding: El Paso County Public Health

Project Description

The Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience and El Paso County Public Health are conducting a study on experiences with the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health, and community resilience. The study incorporated a quantitative component where adults from the community were recruited to complete initial and follow-up surveys to assess variables of interest across time. The study also incorporated a qualitative component where focus groups and interviews with conducted with key stakeholders in the community to assess community-based needs. 

Participant Expectations and Eligibility 

The survey takes 15-20 minutes to complete. Must be 18 years or older


For completion of the survey, you will be entered into a lottery for one of two $250.00 Amazon gift cards

Contact Info

For more questions, contact Julie Hurd at