Dr. Jenni Jacobsen

Dr. Jenni Jacobsen


Dr. Jenni Jacobsen is a licensed social worker through the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board. She has over seven years of working in the social work field, working with clients with addiction-related and mental health diagnoses. They are also Assistant Professor of Social Work at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.

Jenni has a PhD in Psychology from Northcentral University and a master’s in Social Work from Ohio State University. She has worked as a freelance writer for over a decade, writing content related to addiction, mental health, fitness, and general health and wellness.

Education, honors, and professional experience

  • The Ohio State University - Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • The Ohio State University - Master of Social Work
  • Northcentral University - Doctor of Philosophy in Health Psychology
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University - Social Work Assistant Professor
  • Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center - Psychologist Associate
  • Richland County Children Services - Social Worker

Latest guides

DMT Vape Pens

11 July 2023

DMT vape pens have exploded in popularity on the illegal drug market, with big pharma companies already trying to secure patents for when the drug is made legal.

14-Panel Drug Test

02 May 2023

Discover what a 14-panel drug test is, including the drugs tested, detection windows, and sample types used. Learn about its benefits and limitations.

Prednisone and Alcohol

02 May 2023

Learn about the potential interactions between alcohol and prednisone, as well as the risks and precautions to consider to ensure safe and effective treatment.

12-Panel Drug Test

02 May 2023

A 12-panel drug test is a type of screening that tests for a broad range of drugs, including prescription medications and illicit substances.

9-Panel Drug Test

02 May 2023

A 9-panel drug test is a type of screening that detects nine different drugs in various sample types. Discover the drugs tested, uses, and collection methods.

Latest articles

Emotional Support Animals and Mental Health

14 June 2024

This article explores how emotional support animals can help people cope with mental health conditions, including substance use disorder, and live more comfortable and enriched lives.

Supporting Loved Ones in Addiction Recovery

18 July 2023

Overcoming addiction is a long process and going through it alone can be challenging. With the support of loved ones, many are able to get through this difficult time and begin recovery.

Young Men at The Highest Risk of Developing Schizophrenia as a Result of Cannabis Use

12 June 2023

A study in Denmark has revealed that 30% of young men with schizophrenia also abuse cannabis (THC) regularly. Read here to find out more about the study and the potential risks.

Do 12-Step Programs Always Work?

26 May 2023

12-Step programs have been helping people suffering from a variety of addictions for years, but do they work for everyone?

Basuco: Colombia’s New Cocaine Problem

17 May 2023

Gain insights into Basuco, commonly referred to as 'Trash Cocaine.' Understand its composition, effects, and the dangers associated with this illicit drug.