Marcie Walsh, M.S.W., and Zoe Neale, M.S., presented about the Science of Happiness course and the THRIVE living-learning community at the March meeting of the Positive Psychology research group at VCU.
Tag: Public Health
COBE Director Dr. Danielle Dick presented to high schoolers at Collegiate School about the effects of adolescent alcohol use and how to understand who is most at risk.
A user’s guide to the Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health, focusing on practical uses for the report to different target audiences.
The fourth edition of news updates on substance use and mental health research from students in the Spit for Science undergraduate course.
In 2016, in the midst of growing awareness of an opioid epidemic that claims more lives just due to overdose than car accidents or gun violence, the Surgeon General has released the first Report on Alcohol, Drugs and Health with the hope of encouraging a similar decline in alcohol and other drug use.
The third edition of news updates on substance use and mental health research from students in the Spit for Science undergraduate course.
For the first time the US Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy released a report specifically addressing the epidemic of substance use and addiction across the country.
#MindfulFinals is a social media campaign that aims to utilize Instagram and SnapChat to change the conversation around Finals week to promote mindful approaches to stress and anxiety.
A new selection of brief reviews from current undergraduate researchers covering recent events in substance use and emotional health research.
Building on the momentum from its launch this Fall, the Artfulness Initiative will offer a course in the Spring that develops one-off art and mindfulness events into a full semester curriculum.
Harm reduction focuses on ways to reduce negative consequences associated with drug use including personal and systemic strategies.
Brief blog posts from current undergraduate researchers covering recent events and research relating to substance use and emotional health.
The Artfulness Initiative uses arts-based activities focused on mindfulness and self-care to combat burnout and stress.
This year COBE and The Well launch THRIVE, a living-learning community integrating research, teaching and programming into an action-packed living experience. THRIVE helps students learn how to make the most out of their college years and lead healthy, prosperous lives.
We’re so excited to start our first academic school year with COBE recognized as an official VCU Institute! Learn more about how to get involved this year in our Welcome Address.
A mentor of mine always says that one of the most powerful forces on earth is inertia.
Last Thursday and Friday, more than 300 people gathered to look for a path forward with substance use and young people at the COBE Town Hall. I would guess that many people came by their seat honestly, or as the saying goes, most of us don’t get to places like that on a winning streak.
COBE collaborated with undergraduate arts student Julia Moore to create an infographic on alcohol use based on data from the Spit for Science project.
A guest blog post by Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor Tom Bannard, who will finish his MBA from VCU in May.
Are you experiencing anxiety about the big, mean midterms coming soon? Don’t worry! Here are some ideas to help you ace each test.
What is COBE, anyway? Learn all about it in this introductory post.