EKU Chautauqua Lecture Series:“Building Resilience and Finding Balance: Mettle, Mindfulness and Veterans’ Mental Health”

Published on November 15, 2019

The next segment in the Chautauqua Lecture Series features a lecture, Q&A, and book signing with military veteran David L. Albright discussing “Building Resilience and Finding Balance: Mettle Mindfulness and Veterans’ Mental Health." This presentation is free and open to the public. It will take place in O’Donnell Hall, of the Whitlock Building on Thursday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Albright is the Hill Crest Foundation's endowed chair in mental health and director of the Office for Military Families and Veterans at The University of Alabama School of Social Work.

He serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on the Well-Being of Military Families, holds a spot on the board of directors for both the Alabama Rural Health Association and the Alabama Rural Health Coalition for the Homeless, and acts as the delegate of the Delegate Assembly for the NASW-Alabama Chapter. He is also the Co-Editor of the book, Bulletproofing the Psyche: Preventing Mental Health Problems in Our Military and Veterans.

Albright was selected as the education and research committee chair of the Alabama Executive Veterans Network, and appointed to serve as the Community Engagement Chair of the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council by the governor of Alabama.

This event is sponsored by the Veterans Studies Program, the Department of Psychology, the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work and the Honors Program.

For more information about the Chautauqua lecture series, visit www.chautauqua.eku.edu, or contact Chautauqua Lecture Coordinator Erik Liddell at erik.liddell@eku.edu.