Anxiety, Health, and Mood Study

This study aims to learn more about the relationship between anxiety, health, and mood among young adults ages 18-35. Eligible participants will be randomly assigned to 1 of 2 groups:

  • Group 1: You will be asked to complete 6 20-minute sessions over 2 weeks where you will be asked to walk briskly on a treadmill. You will also be asked to complete 4 rounds of brief questionnaires/interviews over a 2-month period.
  • Group 2: You will be asked to complete 4 rounds of brief questionnaires/interviews over a 2-month period.

Compensation is provided to both groups. If you’re interested in participating, click here to take a quick online survey to see if you are eligible, or contact Autumn Lanoye (804-628-4648 / autumn.lanoye@vcuhealth.org) for more information.

This research is being conducted in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy within the School of Medicine. All sessions will be conducted at the One Capitol Square Building.

‘Paws for Stress’

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

University Counseling Services and The Center for Human-Animal Interaction present “Paws for Stress” in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-D. Participants can play with certified therapy dogs from the Center for Human-Animal Interaction as a way to unwind from semester stress. For more information, contact Tori Keel at vakeel@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6200 or visit http://www.students.vcu.edu/counseling.

‘Fear 2 Freedom’ Celebration Event

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

The Wellness Resource Center hosts the “Fear 2 Freedom” celebration event at the Larrick Student Center. Participants will build a community of support for survivors of sexual assault and help make “after care kits” for survivors who receive medical care due to violence. The kits include a teddy bear, clothes, a note of encouragement and other items. For more information, contact Fatima M. Smith at smithfm2@vcu.edu or (804) 828-9355.

‘Paws for Stress’ – TODAY!

3/14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

University Counseling Services and The Center for Human-Animal Interaction present “Paws for Stress” in the University Student Commons, Virginia Rooms A-D. Participants can play with certified therapy dogs from the Center for Human-Animal Interaction as a way to unwind from semester stress. For more information, contact Tori Keel at vakeel@vcu.edu or (804) 828-6200 or visit http://www.students.vcu.edu/counseling.