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We are happy to report on recent accomplishments: NEW STUDY. The Journal of Medical Internet Research (July) published our research on preventing Rx misuse

Compassion: The Do’s and Dont’s of Donation

Compassion: The Do's And Don'ts of Donation This article co-authored by OWLS staff (Gale Lucas and Michael Hudson) Compassion is a cornerstone of resilience because of how it deeply connects us to others. At the same time, as with other elements of resilience (like confidence), we must be wise in our compassion. We’re often reminded [...]

OWLS’ “Choices in Health Promotion” program now listed in Evidence-Based Registry

Read about the "Choices in Health Promotion" program now listed in Evidence-Based Registry.

Confidence: The root of success… can it also lead to failure?

By Dr. Gale Lucas, Director of Research Success is most often achieved by those who don't know that failure is inevitable. ~ Coco Chanel Confidence is an essential part of how we succeed. In order to persevere in the face of challenges, we need confidence to overcome said challenges. Those who live by the words [...]

Workplace prevention of prescription Drug Misuse: Learning from a Psycho-educational Program

RECENT RESEARCH (April, 2017) Workplace Prevention of Prescription Drug Misuse: Learning from a Psycho-educational Program Authors: Joel B. Bennett, Gale M. Lucas, Michael A. Neeper SUMMARY OF PRESENTATION This presentation at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology provided detail on the structure of the intervention and results in three areas. The presentation was [...]

OWLS Programs Recognized by U.S. Surgeon General

OWLS Programs Acknowledged by Surgeon General The first ever Surgeon General’s report on “Facing Addiction in America” came out recently (November, 2016). It cited OWLS evidence-based programs, Team Awareness and Team Resilience, as the only ones that met their criteria for effectiveness for workplace prevention. The Surgeon General’s “seal of approval” delivers a powerful message, providing perhaps the ultimate [...]

Centering: Mindfulness 101 and Meditation – Not just for Hippies, I promise

mindfulness = centering = self-acceptance = allowing goofy thought

Audacity of Wholeness

Read about the Audacity of Wholeness.

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