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Jun 13

Helping UNC System Faculty Help Students...

Prevention Strategies has collaborated with the UNC Greensboro to launch GUIDE (Guiding Universities in Demonstrating Empathy); an empathic communications training that empowers college faculty and staff to conduct effective student support conversations. GUIDE empowers faculty...

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Aug 26

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 22

How Long Does Alcohol Say in...

Food slows the emptying of the stomach into the small intestine, where alcohol is very rapidly absorbed. And limit yourself to one drink per hour, max, to give your body time to process the booze...

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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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Sep 21

Presenting a “Culture of Care” at...

Prevention Strategies President Dr. David Wyrick and Director of Programs Dr. Jeff Milroy presented at the NCAA Division II APPLE Institute, hosted by the APPLE Institute and the Gordie Center.  Their presentation focused on how...

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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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Mar 16

Unveiling the Covert Narcissist Alcoholic: Signs...

Alcohol use disorder and narcissism are common co-occurring disorders, and in some cases, the symptoms of the two conditions may present similarly [1]. You can take control of your own life and decide what you’re...

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Feb 22

Collaborative Community Launched to Promote Athlet...

Prevention Strategies, along with its partner organization The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro, has launched the Athlete Well-Being Network.  The Athlete Well-Being Network is a free, collaborative online community where collegiate athletics...

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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...