Dr. Chia-Liang Dai will speak on a marathon training program for addiction recovery among people who participate in a residential recovery program and homeless services. This program emphasizes the important role physical fitness, proper nutrition, and achieving goals play while going through the addiction recovery journey. Lessons learned from the program will be discussed.
Dr. Chia-Liang Dai is an Assistant Professor of Department of Teaching and Learning at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His research focuses on examining the association between cultural/familial factors and behavioral health; applying integrative health intervention (primarily yoga & mindfulness mediation) to promote healthy weight, mental health, and substance use prevention.