This fall, COBE is pleased to collaborate with University College to expand VCU’s Common Book Program to include graduate students and a series of programming throughout the year. The Common Book Program is one of the largest initiatives in University College. Building upon the nationally recognized Summer Reading program, the new initiative expands the previous… Read more »
Tag: Harm Reduction
COBE Introduces New Administrative Director Marcie Walsh
Get to know COBE’s new Administrative Director, Marcie Walsh, MSW.
Can Genetic Analysis Make Prevention Research More Effective?
Dr. Danielle Dick reflects on the growth of her field, examines opportunities to use gene-environment analysis to inform prevention research and surveys ethical concerns broadly related to the study of genetics.
Collegiate School Student Surveys Research Translation at VCU
Marnie Brennan, a senior at Collegiate Schoolin Richmond, Va., recently completed a multi-week internship with the EDGE Lab at VCU.
Multidimensional Perfectionism and Well-Being
Dr. Philip B. Gnilka presents at the May COBE Connect lunch.
Undergraduates Blog about From Research to Recovery Town Hall
During the From Research to Recovery Town Hall hosted by the COBE and the Department of Behavioral Health and Human Services undergraduate students in Dr. Amy Adkins’ class blogged about the presentations they found most interesting.
Active Minds at VCU Hosts Fresh Check Day
Fresh Check Day is a fair-like event that brings awareness to mental health resources and coping strategies on college campuses.
What Does Science Say about Marijuana Use?
It’s no secret that marijuana legalization and use is hotly debated across America. But how much do you know about the latest research and policy debates?
COBE Researcher Wins IPAS Most Outstanding Student Award
COBE research assistant Nate Thomas received the International Programme in Addiction Studies Most Outstanding Student Award for 2015-2016.
How A Breakup Helped Me Discover Self-Care
In this COBE guest blog, an exercise science student explains how a breakup turned into the perfect opportunity to explore self-care.
How Can You Support Harm Reduction?
Harm reduction focuses on ways to reduce negative consequences associated with drug use including personal and systemic strategies.
Episode 8 – Harm Reduction and Substance Use with Kristen Kidd Donovan
Kristen Kidd Donovan of The Well at VCU and discuss how the Peace Corps jumpstarted her career in public health and the importance of harm reduction policies at VCU and beyond.
Between Yourself and One Beer: Routes to Alcoholic Risk
COBE collaborated with undergraduate arts student Julia Moore to create an infographic on alcohol use based on data from the Spit for Science project.