Publications
Oct 09

Prevention Strategies Senior Research Scientist Co...

Prevention Strategies Senior Research Scientist Dr. Lawrence M. Scheier and Dr. Abe Wandersman are co-editing a special double issue on Strengthening the Science and Practice of Implementation Support: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Training and Technical Assistance Centers. You can...

Events
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...

Research
Jun 05

Prevention Strategies Launches National Study To ...

Construction and Nursing-Related Industries Invited To Participate In Evidence-Based Prevention Study To help address the national opioid crisis that impacts more than 10 million Americans each year, Prevention Strategies has launched a national study meant to...

Research
Jan 03

What It’s Like to Retire in...

Our colleague Dr. Erin Reifsteck was interviewed by The Atlantic for the article “What It’s Like to Retire in Your Early 20s“ on the challenges athletes face when their competitive careers come to an end....

Research
Oct 26

Research Into Esport Athlete Well-being Featured...

UNCG News highlighted the research being done by Prevention Strategies and the Center for Athlete Well-being on esport athletes' well-being. The article discusses TEAMS (The Esport Athlete Mental well-being Study) the largest academic study to...

Publications
Oct 03

Senior Research Scientists Co-Author Chapter on...

Our Senior Research Scientists Drs. Larry Scheier and Bill Hansen co-authored a chapter in the Handbook of Research on Gamification Dynamics and User Experience Design. Titled "Gamified Digital Apps and Their Utilization to Improve Health Behaviors...

Publications
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...

Research
Mar 17

Prevention Strategies Awarded Grants for Game...

Researchers at Prevention Strategies have been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institute on Drug Use. This Phase I technology grant is to develop and test a prototype for a gamified...