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A Better Normal, Tuesday, June 2nd at Noon PDT: Higher Education and Trauma During COVID-19

Please join us for the ongoing community discussion of A Better Normal, our ongoing series in which we envision the future as trauma-informed. College graduates across the world have been celebrating their big day virtually this month, missing out on the right of passage that marks their stepping into new realms of adult and professional life. Many students and recent graduates are feeling the negative impact of the current pandemic: being housing displaced, adjusting to virtual classrooms,...

BU Arts Initiative Virtual Series: Arts, Mental Health & Social Distancing Today!

Arts, Mental Health & Social Distancing. Wed, May 13, 2020 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT Join the BU Arts Initiative and the BU Wellbeing Project for a thoughtful and timely discussion with three mental health experts, Dr. Girija Kaimal , Dr. Sarah Lipson , and Dr. Jeremy Nobel , to discuss their work, contemporary mental health issues for college students, and the mental health benefits of a variety of arts engagement activities. They will also share relevant resources everyone can utilize.

CARES Research Study: The COVID 19 Adult Resilience Experiences Study

A joint research study between Boston University & Brigham and Women's Hospital. Who is eligible to participate? We are looking for young adults who are: Between the ages of 18-30 Living in the United States OR receiving education from the United States What will I do in this research study? You may be asked to complete a 30-45 minute online survey that will take place up to 3 times (April, July, and October 2020) Some participants will be selected to participate in a 20-minute in-depth...

2 New Communities Join ACEs Connection: March 2020

Please welcome these two new communities to ACEs Connection . ACEs & African Americans ACEs Connection at Boston University School of Public Health (MA) ACEs & African Americans This group is focused on the descendants of Africans dispersed throughout the Americas during the Transatlantic Slave Trades. Topics include adverse childhood experiences, historical trauma, intergenerational transmission of trauma, African American parenting practices, health disparities, the effects of...

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