Tag: Substance Use

The Craving Mind

Judson Brewer MD, PhD, explores how addiction forms by looking at social media, fast food and other facets of daily life.

Stress and Drugs in Vulnerable Boys and Men

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.

Opioid Addiction in Youth

Dr. Marc Fishman, MD, discusses the treatment of opioid addiction for adolescents and young adults.

Gender & Substance Use, Misuse, Treatment and Recovery

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.

Spit for Science: A How-To Guide

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.

COBE Connect: Service Utilization and Mental Health at VCU

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.

What Does Science Say about Marijuana Use?

It’s no secret that marijuana legalization and use is hotly debated across America. But how much do you know about the latest research and policy debates?