Lynn Fiellin and Ty Sells play2Prevent for Teens
Lynn Fiellin is a Professor of Medicine, the Child Study Center, and Public Health at Yale. She is also the Founding Director of the play2PREVENT Lab at the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games where she and her team focus on developing and evaluating videogame interventions, in the form of “serious games” to impact the health and well-being of adolescents.Source: the visible voices
Yale Partners With Connecticut Department of Education to Launch Instructional COVID-19 Website
A group of volunteers from Yale School of Medicine and educators across the state have come together in a collaboration to create COV-Ed, an online resource tool for educators and students to learn about the challenges of the pandemic.
Are Benzodiazepines the New Opioids?
Yale addiction specialists believe the primary care system can play a key role in preventing another medication epidemic. David A. Fiellin, MD, worries that otherwise, the trajectory of benzodiazepine prescriptions might lead to a situation that resembles the opioid crisis.Source: Yale Medicine
Fiellin, play2PREVENT Lab Awarded Grant Through NIH HEAL Initiative
Lynn E Fiellin, MD, associate professor of medicine (general internal medicine) and the Child Study Center; and founder/director, play2PREVENT Lab at Yale and the Yale Center for Health & Learning Games, was recently awarded a grant through The Helping to End Addiction Long-term, or the NIH HEAL Initiative.
Opioid treatment with buprenorphine launches at three D.C. emergency rooms
Three D.C. hospitals have launched programs providing medication-assisted addiction treatment to recent overdose victims in emergency rooms, a key component in the District’s plan to reduce overdose deaths by half by the end of next year. Similar initiatives have been set up at hospital emergency departments across the country, based on a 2015 study at Yale New Haven Hospital that showed users who start buprenorphine during emergency-room visits often have more success in recovery.Source: The Washington Post
Save the Dates: IEEE Games, Entertainment, and Media Conference, June 19-22
The IEEE Games, Entertainment and Media (GEM) conference will be taking place at Yale University between June 19 and 22. This year’s conference will include a new platform for the exhibition of performances and experiences that utilize the emerging fields of Motion Capture, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality with a particular emphasis on pedagogy in these areas.
Meet Yale Internal Medicine: Lynn E. Fiellin, MD, associate professor of medicine (general internal medicine) and in the Child Study Center.
As part of our “Meet Yale Internal Medicine” series, today’s feature is on Lynn Fiellin, MD, associate professor of medicine (general internal medicine) and in the Child Study Center.
New research finds videogame has promising effect on tobacco use prevention
Results from our Center's latest publication suggest that brief exposure to a videogame focused on changing knowledge and attitudes toward tobacco products may have a promising effect on preventing risk for early adolescent tobacco product use, particularly for e-cigarettes.Source: play2PREVENT