Harm reduction focuses on ways to reduce negative consequences associated with drug use including personal and systemic strategies.
Tag: Substance Use
How do people make new friends when they go to college? And how does this impact their behavior and success in college?
This blog is a conversation between COBE researcher Dr. Jessica Salvatore and COBE Administrative Director Tom Bannard. They discuss Dr. Salvatore’s recent article, “The Role of Romantic Relationship Status in Pathways of Risk for Emerging Adult Alcohol Use,” which we wrote about in our first Research Review. Tom: So we are going to chat about alcohol, deviance,… Read more »
Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Salvatore!
COBE researchers led by Assistant Professor of Psychology Jessica Salvatore explore the ways that parental drinking, hooking up and risky drinking are all connected.
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.
Congratulations to COBE’s Director of Student Engagement, Dr. Amy Adkins, who was recently awarded a Quest Innovation Award!
Many people assume that trauma causes people to drink more, but until now that has actually not been clearly demonstrated in the research literature.
Does it ever seem like everyone else has all of the fun? Has that kind of thinking ever influenced your decisions around alcohol, substance use or sex?