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October 10, 2019

2019 Bennett Lecture to focus on mindfulness-based interventions for addiction

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – On Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., Katie Witkiewitz, psychology professor at the University of New Mexico, will present the 2019 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science, "Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Addiction: Making a Better Band-Aid," in 110 Henderson Building. The event is free and open to the public.

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October 09, 2019

Penn State alumni to endow Child Study Center in College of the Liberal Arts

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Arnold “Arn” Hoffman and Bette Gichner were Penn State students in the 1950s when an informal gathering in the courtyard of Thompson Hall gave them the opportunity to meet for the first time.

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October 09, 2019

Communities that Care prevention system helps to protect youth, study finds

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Students in Pennsylvania school districts that participated in Communities that Care (CTC) coalitions were significantly less likely to use alcohol or marijuana, or to engage in delinquent behavior, than those in non-CTC districts, according to a recent study published in Prevention Science.

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September 30, 2019

Stephanie Lanza to speak about “Substance Use and Misuse in our Commmunities”

On Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:45 a.m., Penn State Wilkes‑Barre will host its bi‑annual Executive Management Series. The topic will be "Substance Use and Misuse in our Communities."

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September 25, 2019

Professor contributes to federal report on child and youth mental health

September 17, 2019

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