Tag: Substance Use

Does Cannabis Use Impact Your Lifetime Income?

VIPBG researcher Dr. Nathan Gillespie presents about the genetic and environmental risk factors related to cannabis use and misuse and how they impact income over the lifespan.

COBE Partners with University College to Expand Common Book Program

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 »

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.

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.