- May 22, 2023
School Nurses: Answering the Call
- News Concerns: Dr. Melissa Villodas is featured in an article for her new study on how transition to adulthood brings mental health declines for Black youth who interacted with the juvenile justice systemMarch 8, 2023
Transition To Adulthood Brings Mental Health Declines For Black Youth Who Interact With Juvenile Justice System
- Transition to adulthood brings mental health declines for Black youth who interact with juvenile justice system, study findsMarch 7, 2023
A new study from Assistant Professor Melissa Villodas shows that connectedness is a protective factor against declining mental health.
- January 30, 2023
During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (February), Daphne King, EdD, associate professor of Social Work, shares tips for parents and teens to help teens have safe and healthy relationships.
- WUSA9: Picks up Mason’s press release about the $1M in federal funding for a new center to fight opioid overdoses, particularly among recently released from incarceration. Dean Melissa J. Perry and Dr. Rebecca Sutter are quotedJanuary 26, 2023
$1 million given to George Mason University to establish center to fight the growing opioid epidemic
- More than 60% of Sub-Saharan African adolescents struggle to catch up on their education after COVID-19 pandemic, 18% report signs of mental health challengesJanuary 24, 2023
A new study led by Assistant Professor Dongqing Wang evaluated the continued challenges to adolescents’ education and mental health in five sub-Saharan African countries.
- September 23, 2022
With a new National Institute of Mental Health grant, professor Rima Nakkash and other United States and Lebanon researchers will study whether engaging young adults as community mental health workers in humanitarian settings helps not only to support those communities in crisis, but protects the well-being of the young workers as well.
- Tue, 09/20/2022 - 14:07
Dr. James “Jimmy” DeMarco is an assistant professor in the School of Nursing. His research interest included improving mental health outcomes through the use of nursing involvement and empowerment.
- September 12, 2022
K. Pierre Eklou, assistant professor in the School of Nursing, shares expertise on what behaviors may be signs of suicidal thoughts and how to help.
- Wed, 08/31/2022 - 13:28
Dr. Rodman Turpin is an assistant professor in the Department of Global and Community Health, College of Public Health. Turpin's research focuses on HIV and STI prevention among racial/ethnic and sexual minorities, with a focus on Black sexual minority men.