Sep 20, 2017
Publications from Community Health and Environmental Policy
Any institution-from workplaces to schools to correctional settings to law enforcement agencies-seeking to prevent suicide must take a comprehensive approach. Science suggests that there are five components that define what such an approach looks like.
Estimates the impact of COVID-19 and the likelihood of firm defaults, the potential for firm exits, and average firm default probabilities.
The authors of this report provide a framework for assessing a model's suitability to address policy questions regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The authors suggest assessment criteria for early-stage and late-stage models that consider the effects of the pandemic on behavior, policy, health outcomes, and the economy, informed by a review of available models and the relevant literature.
Building Community Resilience to Large Oil Spills: Findings and Recommendations from a Synthesis of Research on the Mental Health, Economic, and Community Distress Associated with the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill 2020
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill was the largest in U.S. history, releasing an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. In this report, the authors explore how communities, government officials, nongovernmental organizations, businesses, and scientists can build community resilience to large oil spills.
This seasonal climate summary draws from a variety of scientific resources for the benefit of policymakers, practitioners, residents, and community leaders in the Mid-Atlantic region, with a focus on the Chesapeake Bay watershed. This edition includes details on spring 2020 weather, regional climate trends, and the upcoming summer 2020 season. An interactive tool shows historic and projected changes in the timing of spring temperatures.
Meeting Climate, Mobility, and Equity Goals in Transportation Planning Under Wide-Ranging Scenarios: A Demonstration of Robust Decision Making 2020
Robust Decision Making offers a promising complement and possibly future alternative to current prediction-based and scenario approaches that could help planners better manage in today's conditions of fast-paced change.
Do Recent Experiences of Sexual Violence and Co-Occurring Depression and Anxiety Symptoms Predict Poorer Functioning One Year Later During the Transition to Young Adulthood? 2020
This study suggests that past year experiences of sexual violence, along with concurrent depression and anxiety symptoms, can affect functioning across a variety of health domains one year later during early young adulthood.
Natech or Natural? An Analysis of Hazard Perceptions, Institutional Trust, and Future Storm Worry Following Hurricane Harvey 2020
The present study examined the relationships hazard perceptions had with institutional trust and future storm worry following Hurricane Harvey.