Substance Abuse Experts

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Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research, Department of Educational & Counseling Psychology, School of Education, Psychological Services Center
Director & Senior Research Scientist
Areas of expertise: Psychology, Mental health issues, Suicide prevention, alcohol and other drug misuse prevention in college students, collegiate recovery programs, Peer counseling and peer education, College student hotlines, Peer theater programs, Diversity, inclusion, and social justice, Disability issues
Heather Larkin Holloway
School of Social Welfare
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise: Adverse childhood experiences and ACE consequences, including substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, Restorative Integral Support, including Healthy Environments and Relationships That Support, meditation interventions, and emerging practices, Service Outcomes Action Research, Post-Trauma Wellness, Intergenerational and lifespan perspectives, Aging
Mark Muraven
Department of Psychology
Professor, Chair
Areas of expertise: Self-control, addiction , Motivation, emotion
Bruce Svare
Department of Psychology
Areas of expertise: Steroid abuse among athletes, Early specialization and professionalization of young athletes, Overemphasis on winning, Material rewards, Academic corruption in high schools and colleges, Increasing of performance enhancing drugs, Declining sportsmanship, Violence exhibited by athletes, coaches, parents, and fans, Media coverage of young athletes, Sports gambling, Title IX, Increasing abandonment of intramural, recreational, and fitness-based needs of kids, Rising obesity, increasing incidents of sports injury, burnout, and overtraining of young athletes
Lynn Warner
School of Social Welfare
Areas of expertise: Substance Abuse, mental health policy
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Department of Economics
Areas of expertise: Public economics , Health economics, Applied microeconomics, Charitable giving, Volunteering, Non-profit sector, Public Health, Alcohol, tobacco, and substance use control policies