Samueli Institute is advancing the science of healing worldwide by applying academic rigor to research on healing, well-being and resilience; translating evidence into action for the U.S. Military and large-scale health systems; and fostering wellness through self-care to create a flourishing society.

Recent News

A Call to Action: Chronic Pain and Opioid Use in the U.S. Military

With thousands of military personnel returning from war, the issue of chronic pain and its long-term effects on Service members is a growing issue. Opioids are the most widely-used method of treatment and patients are becoming addicted to the highly potent meds. In an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, LTC Wayne B. Jonas, MD, USA (Ret.) and LTG Eric B. Schoomaker, MD, PhD, USA (Ret.) discuss the excessive use of opioids in the U.S. military and present a call to action to integrate medical practices that have proven to alleviate the symptoms of chronic pain. Read more >>


Wellness Training For Military Families

In July Samueli Institute will lead well-being workshops at the Military Child Education Coalition’s National Training Seminar in Washington, DC—featuring leading experts in health care, education, fitness and mind-body practices to help military families cope with stress, eat right and thrive. LearnMore >>

 

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