Colleen O'Day

Colleen O’Day is a Digital PR Manager at 2U, based out of the Washington DC area. Colleen supports community outreach for 2U Inc.’s social work, mental health, and speech pathology programs. She is interested in writing and reading about issues related to substance use, social issues, and human behavior. Say hi on Twitter @ColleenMODay!

Posts by Colleen O'Day

Telemedicine And Addiction Treatment

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Telemedicine (aka telehealth) offers new options for those who need mental health services and substance abuse treatment at a distance.

How Employers Can Address Mental Health And Substance Use In The Workplace

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Mental health and substance use in the workplace are closely correlated problems. Luckily, employers can take many preventative measures.

Substance Abuse, Mental Illness, And Access To Care In Rural America

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Getting adequate health care can be a challenge in rural America, particularly when addiction treatment and rehabilitation services are needed.

Seeking Treatment While Transitioning Out Of The Military

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The transition from military to civilian life can pose many challenges for veterans, including dealing with mental health or substance use disorders.

Exploring The Relationship Between Chronic Mental Illness And Substance Abuse

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If you or a loved one is living with chronic mental illness and addiction, you have specific treatment options designed to address each issue in tandem.

A Decade Of Billboard 100 Music And Alcohol Lyrics

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Popular culture can be an influence on our behavior. Here is a Northwestern University analysis of a decade of Billboard 100 music data.