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Man looking at computer
With grant funding from the El Pomar Foundation, the technology team at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience has developed a sophisticated new software assessment system designed to measure the overall well-being and improve...
Military Support Group
The Veterans Health and Trauma Clinic, which is a part of the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience, is now offering a support group for combat veterans. This group is open to all male and female combat veterans and is designed to...
Man installing hurricane shutters before a storm
A group of researchers from the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS, including Drs. Michael Dolezal, Heather Littleton, and Chip Benight, alongside Dr. Ashley Allen from the University of North Carolina Pembroke, have written a paper about...
Man's hand reaching out to help another person
The Community Training and Empowerment (CTE) division of the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience has been working closely with various military organizations to provide education and training on trauma, resilience, and peer support. Their efforts are...
Portrait of Dr. Bernard Ricca
Dr. Bernard Ricca, Research Associate Professor at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience at UCCS, has been elected as the next President of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences (SCTPLS). The Society, which is about 30 years...
Graphic on Loneliness and Isolation from the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General
According to the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, loneliness and isolation have become a public health epidemic in the United States. In his recent advisory, titled...
Photo of the Lane Center at UCCS
We are thrilled to share our new Institute video, which showcases the groundbreaking work happening at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience. The video captures the essence of the Institute's dedication to...
Dr. Charles "Chip" Benight sitting on stairs
In this edition of the Director’s Corner, I wanted to focus on the concept of resilience and posttraumatic growth following trauma. Over the centuries, writers have described the human ability to overcome extreme adversity, or to be...
Aja Zamundu Receives Top Award Photo
It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce the recipient of the highly prestigious UCCS Student Achievement Award: Aja Zamundu, a Psychology major and honors student, who was also recently admitted to the...
Dr. Heather Littleton Photo
In a recent article by Michigan Advance, Dr. Heather Littleton, Director of Research Operations at the Lyda Hill Institute for Human Resilience had the opportunity to discuss the psychological impact on individuals, families, and...
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