Mental Health
  • Article
  • Nov 25 2020

Dr. Okoli received esteemed honor for his outstanding research contributions to developing and evaluating tobacco treatment programs for marginalized populations, particularly individuals living with mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders.

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  • Nov 20 2020

Depression can be harder to address in rural parts of Kentucky where not only is there a shortage of mental health providers, there is a stigma surrounding mental health.

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  • Oct 15 2020

To help producers and their families better deal with stressful events, researchers in the UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and College of Nursing have joined other scientists from across the South to develop resources to help producers combat stress.

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  • Oct 14 2020

“We were pleased at the quality of the proposals we received but two proposals stood out that had strong methodology, existing expertise and potential to grow into larger research projects that were ultimately selected for funding,” said Diane Follingstad, director of CRVAW.

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  • Oct 7 2020

“This study affirms notions that different practitioner groups experience, and are impact by, COVID-19 differently,” Miller said. “Therefore, cookie-cutter approaches to addressing challenges associated with COVID-19 distress may not be effective.” 

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  • May 21 2020

The STS-ISC project will implement and test interventions to over 1,000 professionals and create free tools and resources that will be accessible to the global community of trauma workers and resource parents.

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  • May 21 2020

This project will inform suicide-related advocacy, education, research and treatment and is being funded by a nearly $100,000 grant through the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Awards Program, an initiative of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).

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  • Oct 16 2019

The study, funded by the Military Suicide Research Consortium, will include surveys and interviews of personnel in the Kentucky Army National Guard.

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  • Oct 7 2019

The lab aims to address mental health and wellness issues that affect active-duty, reserve, and veteran military populations and their families.

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  • Jul 9 2019

University of Kentucky College of Public Health faculty members Tyrone Borders and Kathi Harp utilized data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health to examine trends in suicide ideation, planning and attempts.