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Course on individual, societal wellness during pandemic now freely available

Feb. 22, 2021

CU Boulder’s interdisciplinary course titled Health, Society and Wellness in COVID-19 Times is available to the general public on Coursera.

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Psychologist launches #TalkMentalIllness course for the masses

Jan. 19, 2021

After leading a ‘call to action’ on burgeoning mental-illness crisis, prof launches a massive, open online course on mental health.

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Wave of distress mobilizes psychologists

Oct. 22, 2020

CU Boulder professor co-leads ‘call to action’ for mental-health care during pandemic.

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Professor seeks participants in student mental-health survey

Sept. 29, 2020

‘We need to spend more time on better understanding and tracing mental wellness,’ says CU Boulder’s June Gruber.

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Helping students boost individual, community wellness in a pandemic

Sept. 2, 2020

New course designed in part by students delves into the interrelationship between COVID-19 and systemic racism; Anthony Fauci to be special guest.

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Waning attention to climate change amid pandemic could have lasting effects

Aug. 10, 2020

Attention to climate change has rapidly declined in recent months. That's concerning, say study authors who found that simply directing one's attention to an environmental risk—even briefly and involuntarily—makes people more concerned and willing to take action.


Marijuana use while pregnant boosts risk of children’s sleep problems

July 10, 2020

Use marijuana while pregnant, and your child is more likely to suffer sleep problems as much as a decade later, according to a new CU Boulder study of nearly 12,000 youth.


Marijuana concentrates sharply spike THC levels but don’t necessarily get users higher

June 18, 2020

Smoking high-potency marijuana concentrates boosts blood levels of THC more than twice as much as smoking conventional weed, but it doesn’t necessarily get you higher, according to a new study of regular users published today by CU Boulder researchers.

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Flattening the mental health curve is the next big coronavirus challenge

May 29, 2020

We know the virus has a deadly impact on the human body. But its impact on our mental health may be deadly too.

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Cancer survivors are facing fear with flexibility

May 19, 2020

CU Boulder study finds Acceptance and Commitment Therapy reduces symptoms of anxiety in cancer survivors