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BSC Receives Mini-Grant to Strengthen High-Risk Alcohol Use Prevention and Create Student Internship Opportunities

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    Tuesday, October 02 2012
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    Jim Nelson/Media Relations - (304) 327-4103

anthony woart(Bluefield)—A grant to support Bluefield State College efforts to prevent high-risk alcohol use while concurrently providing internship opportunities in behavioral health for three BSC students has been approved. The grant, totaling $7500, will be awarded to the College by the Morehouse School of Medicine Psychiatry/Cork Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence.

As author of the grant, Dr. Anthony Woart (BSC Professor of Sociology and Director of the Minority Health Institute, noted, "I am pleased that BSC will be able to provide these services to our students. I am also particularly pleased that the grant will underwrite internship opportunities in Behavioral Health for three of our students."

The Morehouse School of Medicine Psychiatry/Cork HBCU Center for Excellence had previously awarded BSC a $10,000 grant to implement a campus suicide prevention program.