Tag: Mental Health

INSPIRE Study at VCU Examines Eating Habits and Body Image

Overall, eating habits worsen and physical activity levels decline in college. This is concerning because health habits during college are linked to lifelong behaviors. Therefore, college is a critical time to help students optimize their food and activity-related behaviors.

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.

Opening New Doors to Recovery

Captain Michael Zohab discusses founding the Virginia Recovery Foundation and his hopes for the future of addiction treatment and criminal justice in the Richmond area.

Building Capacity for Tomorrow’s Addiction Workforce

Dr. Laurie Cathers, PhD, and Denise Hall, MS, NCC, CRC, explore the field of addiction treatment and ways to improve educational opportunities for addiction counselors in Virginia.