Research Portal

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OhioGuidestone’s Research Portal serves as an electronic portal for research data collection at OhioGuidestone and the Institute of Family & Community Impact.

At the Research Portal website, you can sign up for our studies, fill out study questionnaires, and sign consent forms. All of our electronic forms are secure and confidential. Completed forms are then sent directly to research staff. Because of this, portal users receive the same level of security and privacy as they would for in-person studies.

Additionally, you can find information at the portal about our Institutional Review Board (IRB). The IRB monitors and approves the OhioGuidestone Research Portal as well as our ongoing studies. Our current studies include Joyful Together® and Father’s Feelings.

The portal also contains instructions for virtual study visits and resources for our research staff.

Click here to visit our Research Portal now.


If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the research office Monday-Friday 9am-4:30pm at 440.260.8865 or email research@ohioguidestone.org.

If you need immediate help or interventions due to a mental health crisis, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

For more information about OhioGuidestone, including services for mental health or addiction, please visit the OhioGuidestone website.


The Institute of Family & Community Impact is a initiative of OhioGuidestone, one of Ohio’s largest behavioral health agencies. From research to products to clinical innovations, we provide tools for mental health treatment. For questions or more info, email us at IFCI@ohioguidestone.org.

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