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Aug 26

Prevention Strategies Director Co-edits Sexual Vio...

Director of Programs Jeffrey J. Milroy MPH, DrPH., co-edited The Prevention of Sexual Violence in Sport: A Real Game Changer. From RALIANCE in partnership with the Journal of Interpersonal Violence, this special issue highlights new...

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Prevention Science Pioneer William B. Hansen...

Great organizations are made of great professionals. Senior Research Scientist William B. (Bill) Hansen Ph.D. is truly one of the greats in prevention science.  Widely recognized as an expert in alcohol and drug prevention, Bill...

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May 04

Podcast on Dr. Beamon’s Dissertation...

Emily R. Beamon, MA, MPH, PhD recently completed her dissertation: "The Role of Mental Health Symptoms & Psychosocial Factors in Predicting Help-Seeking Behaviors Among Collegiate Student Athletes" at UNC Greensboro. Collegiate student-athletes experience a number...

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Feb 11

Maame Biney Rediscovered Her Olympic Dream...

Prevention Strategies' President, Dr. David Wyrick, and Director of Programs, Dr. Jeff Milroy, were interviewed for a documentary series for ABC News’ FiveThirtyEight about Olympians' mental health battles and recovery! In 2018, Maame Biney became...

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Jun 21

New Team Member...

We are proud to announce a new team member, but one with a familiar face. Brittany Chesney, part of the myPlaybook team as a graduate student, has now joined Prevention Strategies as a full time...

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Jan 31

Publication looks at coaches role in...

A coach’s role should include fostering a team culture that supports athlete’s mental health, encouraging care-seeking and supporting athletes currently receiving mental healthcare. That conclusion is supporting in the paper “Determining the role of sport...

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Oct 02

Research Team Awarded SBIR Phase I...

Prevention Strategies was recently awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the NINR (National Institute of Nursing Research) for the proposal “APC: A Collaborative Approach to Reduce Time Between Concussion Symptom...

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May 23

David Wyrick Joins Hilinski’s Hope as...

Dr. David Wyrick joined Kym and Mark Hilinski of Hilinski's Hope, to deliver the opening keynote address for the Atlantic Coast Conference's Mental Health Summit in Durham NC. The two-day summit explored strategies and best...

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Jan 03

Dr. Stephen Hebard joins Prevention Strategies...

Prevention Strategies recently welcomed Dr. Stephen Hebard as our new Research Associate. Below is a short interview with our newest team member. What is your academic background? I earned my master’s degree in Clinical Mental...

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Dec 14

IPAHW Assistant Director Featured in Alumni...

Dr. Jeff Milroy, Assistant Director of The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness, was recently featured in the SUNY Postdam Alumni Profile. “Alumnus Dr. Jeffrey Milroy ’02 has built his career around promoting physical...