Tag: COVID-19

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Prof. Hyeouk Chris Hahm Studies Heavy Alcohol Use Among Young Women During Pandemic

During Covid lockdowns, many marginalized communities suffered from heightened pandemic-related stress, especially women who were exposed to more intimate partner violence, loss of employment, and increased housework while stuck in their homes. In a study titled ‘Psychological Distress and Heavy Alcohol Consumption Among U.S. Young Women During the COVID-19 Pandemic,’ Prof. Hyeouk Chris Hahm studied […]

A photo collage shows images of parks, vitamin and mineral supplements, an EBT card, coded information on a computer screen, objects on a table with the caption "Figuring out my own treatment when my pain is dismissed," and a picture of a candle and organic matter and booklets with the caption "Spirituality is self-preservation."

Prof. Augsberger & BUSSW Student Researchers Partner with BUSM and Local Youths to Explore Health Inequities During COVID-19

A research project led by Boston University’s School of Social Work and School of Medicine is bridging the gap between health care institutions and community members by implementing a citywide youth advisory board at Boston Medical Center, BU’s teaching hospital and one of the city’s top health care institutions. The youth advisory board follows a […]