David Albright is presenting “Building Resilience and Finding Balance: Mettle, Mindfulness and Veteran’s Health,” as part of the Chautauqua Lecture series at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 in O’Donnell Auditorium in the Whitlock Building. 

Albright is a military veteran, the Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health and director of the Office for Military Families and Veterans at the University of Alabama School of Social Work. 

Albright’s notable achievements include being appointed by the governor of Alabama to the Alabama Executive Veterans Network and to the Alabama Opioid Overdose and Addiction Council. He also coedited “Bullet Proofing the Psyche: Preventing Mental Health Problems in our Military and Veterans.” He has conducted research with the department of veterans affairs as well as RAND Corporation’s Center for Military Health Policy Research.

 Albright’s lecture is sponsored by EKU’s Veterans Studies Program, Department of Psychology, Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Social Work and the Honors Program.

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