Tag: Videos

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.

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.

How Does Research Inform COBE Coursework and Programming?

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.

Uncovering the Science Behind E-Cigarettes

What do e-cigarettes do and who is using them at VCU? Learn more from the March COBE Connect lecture video recap with researcher Tory Spindle.

An Update and Overview of Spit for Science

The February COBE Connect Lunch series featured Dr. Danielle Dick discussing the history of Spit for Science and the creation of the College Behavioral and Emotional Health Institute.

The COBE Contemplative Science and Education Core

The CSE Core promotes rigorous scholarship and scientific research on contemplative practices, and stimulates contemplative learning opportunities to foster well-being, resilience, relationships, and performance among VCU students, staff, and faculty, and surrounding Richmond community members.

Mindfulness in Focused Inquiry and Active Minds

For the November edition of the COBE Connect lunch lecture series, we hosted two separate lectures spotlighting different ongoing projects and partnerships on campus.

Mental Health Trends and Services at VCU

Dr. Brodeur McDonald discussed what she sees happening with the overall mental health of VCU students and some of the ways her team at UCS responds.