Department of Human Services


May 23, 2018
Wright State faculty, students and graduates supports Dayton program that assists people struggling with heroin addiction.
May 3, 2018
Volunteer high school students from Live Oaks Career Campus in Milford scream for help while injured patients lie motionless in an equipment storage facility at Calamityville.
Apr 19, 2018
Wright State University is helping counseling professionals from local mental health agencies, private industry, K-12 schools and higher education add critical skills.
Apr 18, 2018
Kevin Lorsonwas honored for developing the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum, which helps schools address state requirements and be adaptable to the needs of each school district in Ohio.
Apr 12, 2018
Kevin Lorson, director of Wright State University’s Physical Education Licensure Program, created the Health and Opioid Prevention Education (HOPE) curriculum.
Dec 6, 2017

Dr. John A. Conteh, Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling publications in the Journal of Counseling and Development are an outstanding professional accomplishment for him and the department.  The following are highlights of his recent publications of faculty in the Department of Human Services.

 “The Emergence of Counseling in Sierra Leone” highlights the contributions professional counsolers make to mental health services in Sierra Leone, while documenting the...

Nov 3, 2017
Schoolteachers and administrators can learn about drug prevention education during the HOPE Curriculum and Start Talking workshop on Nov. 8 in the Wright State Nutter Center.
Oct 23, 2017

Wright State University and The Drug Enforcement Administration hosted a DEA 360 rally at the Nutter Center on Oct. 16. The rally was a high energy motivating event that focused on the heroin epidemic in Dayton and ways to help those in active addiction. Speakers included musicians, sports stars, military heroes, and youth who have gone through addiction and are now in recovery. Featured speakers were  Alexis Gomez from American Idol; Joe Piersante, a wounded Afghan veteran; Todd Crandell,...

Oct 18, 2017
John Conteh, assistant professor in the Department of Human Services, conducted research how to translate a World Health Organization questionnaire into Krio.
Oct 10, 2017

Dr. Mary Huber, an assistant professor in the Department of Human Services in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), serves Wright State and the Dayton community through many efforts. She conducts studies and projects in the fields of substance abuse, mental health and disability rehabilitation and seeks employment for individuals with disabilities. She has received millions of dollars from the state and...


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