Asst. Professor Elliot Tebbe, PhD, LP, discusses his research in mental health and well-being in LGBTQ+ populations and the opportunity to improve quality of life it provides.
By normalizing conversations about mental health and offering social and peer support for those who may be struggling, nurses can help erase the stigmas associated with mental illness. The most important phrase for nurses to remember when it comes to mental health and mental illness is simple: You are not alone.
Dr. Angela Fernandez (site PI) and Dr. Lonnie Nelson (PI, Washington State University (WSU), College of Nursing) were awarded a Diversity Supplement to an R01 grant to support the study Measurement of Nature Contact: The Influence of Cultural Practices on Sleep Health and Chronic Disease among Rural and Urban American Indians.
Dr. Rachel Gicquelais, PhD, was awarded a COVID-19 Response Research and Education grant to support the study Responding to dual epidemics of COVID-19 and overdose among people who inject drugs in Wisconsin.
Drs. Elliot Tebbe (co-I) and Stephanie Budge (PI, Dept of Counseling Psychology) were awarded the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE’s) Understanding and Reducing Inequities Initiative grant.
Drs. Gicquelais and co-investigator Dr. Bryan were awarded the ICTR Clinical & Community Outcomes Research grant to support the study Expanding Access to Naloxone: Developing a Person-Centered Naloxone Prescribing Intervention for People Living with Opioid Use Disorder.
Barbara Abrams ’69 generously established the Barbara Leadholm Abrams Community Mental Health Research Fund at the School of Nursing. The Abrams Research Fund will in large part support the work of Professor Earlise Ward, PhD.
Assistant Professor Traci Snedden, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE, has been selected as a recipient of the 2020 NCAA Innovations in Research and Practice Grant.
A new study of students at the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds the university’s Division I athletes in enviable psychological shape—reporting a level of mental well-being far above their non-athlete classmates.That’s a bit of a surprise to Traci Snedden, the UW–Madison professor of nursing who led the study, which was published by the American Journal of Health Promotion.