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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...

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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...

Research
Oct 07

Hilinski’s Hope Partners with Prevention Strateg...

Hilinski’s Hope, Prevention Strategies and the Institute to Promote Athlete Health at UNC Greensboro have partnered to educate, advocate, and remove the stigma associated with mental illness in collegiate athletics through the empowerment of student-athletes....

Research
Sep 27

Prevention Strategies Develops Research Survey for...

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (The Center), the independent and exclusive authority charged by Congress with responding to and preventing all forms of abuse and misconduct within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, engaged Prevention...

Events
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...

Research

Research Team Partnering to Evaluate Anti-Extremis...

Researchers from Prevention Strategies and The Institute to Promote Athlete Health and Wellness at UNC Greensboro are partnering with key stakeholders from the Kingdom of Bahrain and officials from D.A.R.E. America to evaluate and optimize...

Research
Aug 02

Mojo Interviews PS Researcher on Mental...

Prevention Strategies' Director of Research and Innovation, Stephen Hebard PhD, recently discussed mental health literacy with Mojo Sports. Dr. Hebard also shared ways that coaches, and parents, can normalize the conversation around mental well-being. The...

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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...

Research
Apr 26

Researchers Receive Grant to Study Esport...

David Wyrick Ph.D. and Jeff Milroy MPH, DrPH., have been selected to receive a UNC Greensboro School of Health and Human Sciences' Faculty Research Grant for The Esport Athlete Mental health Study (TEAMS) study. The study...