Andrew Burki explores his experience with collegiate recovery and links it to larger trends in academia and adolescent support systems.
Tag: Mental Health
Barbara Burke, LCSW, discusses the disease model of addiction and her experiences as a social worker aiding adolescents and young adults in recovery.
Chris Budnick, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS, discusses philosophies on approaching addiction treatment and the importance of humility as a caregiver.
Dr. Christina Sheerin, Ph.D, discusses PTSD and alcohol use research in young adults.
Dr. Claudrena Harold, PhD, discusses the culture of substance use and mental health surrounding activism on campus at the University of Virginia.
COBE Director Dr. Danielle M. Dick, Ph.D., talks about her longitudinal research study Spit for Science which aims to study the challenges young people face in terms of substance use and mental health as well as using that data to inform programming and interventions on campus.
Eric E. Sterling, J.D., traces the history of drug law in America as well as the cultural evolution of drug use and misuse in the context of growing racial, class and other prejudices.
Dr. John F. Kelly presents on language, terminology and conceptualization of addiction, rationale for recovery support systems and science of recovery support services as well as the Recovery Research Institute which he founded at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Joshua Langberg, PhD, discusses ADHD in higher education including substance use, mental health and support services at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Judson Brewer MD, PhD, explores how addiction forms by looking at social media, fast food and other facets of daily life.
Dr. Kirk Warren Brown, Ph.D., explains how VCU and regional communities are coming together to grow the research and practice of contemplative science.
Dr. Lula Beatty, Ph.D. discusses reasons for drug use in vulnerable boys and men as well as evidence-based approaches to prevention and treatment.
Dr. Marc Fishman, MD, discusses the treatment of opioid addiction for adolescents and young adults.
VCU PhD student Megan Cooke discusses the relationship between the brain and substance use.
Dr. Mishka Terplan talks about how developing addiction to opioids and other drugs vary across gender, and how those expectations impact the conception of treatment and stigma around use.
Dr. Raymond Tademy, Ph.D., presents on the relationship between educational history, race and substance use as they pertain to recovery and re-entry into society.
A reflection by COBE Director Dr. Danielle Dick on what we’ve learned after running the Spit for Science research project for the past seven years.
For the April COBE Connect Ph.D. student Jessica Bourdon presents her research on mental health and service utilization at VCU as well as next steps for promoting and studying support services for students.
COBE collaborated with undergraduate arts student Julia Moore to create an infographic on alcohol use based on data from the Spit for Science project.