Center for Healthy Living Events

  • Apr 18

    Cannabis Vaping among Youth and Young Adults: Prevalence, Trends, Need for Intervention

    April 18, 2024 11:00 to April 18, 2024 12:00

    Vaping has become the most common method of cannabis use among youth and young adults in the US. Using data from national and Texas-based studies, Dr. Dale Mantey will discuss the shifting trends and patterns of cannabis use before addressing the ongoing development of a school-based, cannabis vaping prevention program.

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  • Apr 30

    Physical activity, planetary health, and equity: building synergies to maximize impact

    April 30, 2024 12:00 to April 30, 2024 1:00

    Many of the known solutions to the physical inactivity pandemic operate across sectors relevant to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and can help improve global health equity. This presentation will provide an overview of the contribution of physical activity promotion strategies towards advancing human and planetary health, while promoting social justice and equity. Evidence will be shared demonstrating the importance of adopting a synergistic approach to physical activity promotion, sustainable development, and equity promotion, involving multiple sectors beyond health around their goals and values, using physical activity promotion as a lever for a healthier, more equitable planet.

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  • May 9

    Relationship between Parental Mental Health and Child Development

    May 9, 2024 12:00 to May 9, 2024 1:30

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month, making it the perfect month to kick off the Pediatric Brain Health Initiative's upcoming webinar series: Promoting family & provider mental well-being. The series will begin with Parenting Begins before Birth: The New Science of Prenatal Programming and Early Brain-Behavior Development on Thursday, May 9, 12-1:30 PM CST. Presented by Catherine Monk, PhD, this first webinar will cover: Dr. Monk's extensive research into the relationship between maternal pre & postnatal mental health and early development; the postnatal depression prevention protocol Practical Resources for Effective Postpartum Parenting (PREPP).

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