Tag: Public Health

Tackling the Surgeon General’s Report: Part 1

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.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #3

The third edition of news updates on substance use and mental health research from students in the Spit for Science undergraduate course.

Support Your Fellow Rams with #MindfulFinals

#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.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #2

A new selection of brief reviews from current undergraduate researchers covering recent events in substance use and emotional health research.

The Artfulness Initiative Expands into the Classroom

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.

How Can You Support Harm Reduction?

Harm reduction focuses on ways to reduce negative consequences associated with drug use including personal and systemic strategies.

Spit for Science Research Roundup #1

Brief blog posts from current undergraduate researchers covering recent events and research relating to substance use and emotional health.

How COBE Helps Students THRIVE

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.