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...

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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...

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...

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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...

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 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...

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....