Town Hall Videos

Sponsors for COBE Town Hall

At the From Research to Recovery Town Hall, COBE collaborated with Field Studio Films to capture all of the talks on video to use as a community resource for education and dissemination of the important conversations between researchers, professionals and members of the community.

In addition to the highlight reel above, see talks from all the speakers listed below:

2019 Event

Jan Brown – – “You Are in Recovery if You Say You Are”

Dr. Tricia Smith –  – “Marijuana: Lighting up the World of the Cannabinoids”

Dessa Bergen-Cico –  – “Mindfulness-based Practices for Effective Prevention and Sustainable Recovery”

Dr. Joseph Labrie –  “The Future of Social Norms”

Dr. Jim Hudziak –  “The UVM Wellness Environment.: Neuroscience inspired, Health Promotion and Illness Prevention ”

Dr. Lyn O’Connell –  “Roadmap to Recovery: From the” Epicenter of the Epidemic” to the Epicenter of Solutions”

Ari Laoch –  “Putting the T in treatment: Transgender competency in early intervention & treatment”

Devin Reaves – “Drug Policy, Racial Justice and Harm Reduction”

Tom Hill – “From LGBT Advocacy to Recovery Advocacy – Lessons and Triumphs”

Dr. Allison Breland – “E-cigarettes/Vaping: Top Ten Things You Need To Know”

Austin Brown – “Recovery Informed Theory, Recovery Science, and Collegiate Recovery”

Emily Westerholm – “Comprehensive Harm Reduction in Richmond, VA”

Dr. Hughes Melton – “Welcome: Dr. Hughes Melton, Commissioner DBHDS”

2018 Event

Dr. Danielle Dick: – “How Understanding the Genetics of Addiction Can Inform Prevention, Intervention and Treatment ”

Gail Taylor – “Prevention…A Movement for Wellness and Community Change!”

Shannon Bailie – “Substance Use and Suicide: Prevention and Intervention Strategies”

Dr. Kenneth Sher “Personality Processes and the Development and Resolution of Alcohol Use Disorders ”

Dr. Jason Kilmer “Bridging the Gap between Science and Practice: Prevention Opportunities with Alcohol, Marijuana, and Other Drug Use ”

Dr. Jehannine Austin “Applying the Genetics of Psychiatric Disorders and Addictions to Real Life”

Jason Schwartz “From Fear to Faith: Clinical Humility as a Path to Community ”

Dr. Mishka Terplan – “ACEs and the War on Drugs: Prevention, Treatment and Recovery ”

Dr. Brandon Bergman – “Digital Recovery Management”

Keith Murphy – “Collegiate Recovery and Social Justice”

Dr. Bryan Boyles – “Flip Theory: an Alternative Perspective of Alcohol Use Disorder ”

Dr. Linda Hancock – “Taking the next right step ”

2017 Event

Dr. Judson Brewer – “The Craving Mind: Why we get hooked, and how we can break free of addictive habits”

Dr. Kirk Warren-Brown – “Introducing Contemplative Science and Education: Transforming How We Learn, Work, and Stay Healthy”

Alex Peavy – “Mindfulness for a Healthy School Community”

Dr. Aaron White “Developing Brains, Environmental Influences and Teen Drinking: Implications for Prevention”

Dr. Danielle Dick “Spit for Science: A New Model for Understanding and Improving Behavioral Health in Young Adults”

Dr. Raymond Tademy “An Invisible Elephant: Race, Addiction, and Illiteracy among Adult Incarcerated Populations”

Dr. Claudrena Harold “Home is Where the Hatred Is: Substance Misuse and the Activist Life”

Dr. Lula Beatty – “Stress and Drugs in Vulnerable Boys and Men: How It Matters To You and Me”

Eric Sterling – “White Privilege and the Drug War”

Barbara Burke, LCSW – “The Disease Model and Considerations for Treatment”

Chris Budnick, LCSW, CS – “Clinical Humility as a Pathway to Recovery Oriented Systems of Care”

Dr. John Kelly – “Pathways to Recovery”

Dr. Mishka Terplan – “Gender & Use, Misuse, Treatment and Recovery”

Dr. Marc Fishman – “Opioid Addiction in Youth”

Megan Cooke – “Alcohol Use and The Brain: A Look Inside”

Dr. Josh Langberg – “Accessing Campus Connections and Empowering Student Success (ACCESS): Intervention for College Students with ADHD”

Dr. Christina Sheerin – “Traumatic Stress and Alcohol Use in Emerging Adults”

Dr. Danielle Dick, Ph.D. — “What Does Being “Genetically at Risk” for Addiction Really Mean?”

Linda Hancock, Ph.D. FNP – “Improving Prevention: We Can Do Better!”

Dr. Jasmin Vassileva, Ph.D. – “Impulsivity, Prevention and Intervention”

Rhonda Thissen, MSW – “Virginia’s First Episode Psychosis Response Program”

Dr. Laurie Cathers and Denise Hall, MS, NCC, CRC – “Building Capacity for Tomorrow’s Addiction Workforce”

Captain Michael Zohab – “Opening New Doors to Recovery”