The New York Times Editorial Board released a piece on September 30, 2017 that details an 8-Step Program for understanding, reacting to, and treating Opioid Addiction. Find it here on their website or read below.
Opioid addiction has developed such a powerful grip on Americans that some
Kirk Dombrowski, the principle investigator of the REACH Lab, recently published a research paper on how the War on Drugs is affecting people who inject drugs in rural Puerto Rico. This paper was published in the International Journal of Drug Policy.
The War on Drugs has raised
Researchers in the lab recently published a paper examining serosorting habits in rural Puerto Rico. The paper was published in Preventive Medicine Reports earlier this year. Serosorting is using one’s own and questioning others’ HIV or HCV infection status to determine whether to engage in
Researchers in the REACH Lab recently published a paper to the Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse alongside employees from the Puerto Rico Department of Health to examine Rural/Urban differences in risk networks and the spread of HIV and Hepatitis C.
Researchers examined injection drug use in
REACH Lab researchers Bilal Khan and Kirk Dombrowski recently had a research paper accepted to the 10th EAI International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies.
Wireless communication is an increasingly ubiquitous and important aspect of the digital ecosystem. The Internet of Things (IOT) has been growing rapidly with
A team of UNL-affiliated researchers, including REACH Lab's Bilal Khan and Kirk Dombrowski, published a paper examining possible social determinants of HIV/HCV co-infection in a recent edition of Addictive Behaviors Reports. The team found differences in age, number of years injecting, sexual identity, and access to
UNL researchers recently published a paper concerning the role of alcohol use within Inuit communities in Human Organization, a branch of the Society for Applied Anthropology.
The paper was published using data collected in a northern Inuit community. The research team’s findings are based on the large
REACH’s Kirk Dombrowski, Bilal Khan, and Patrick Habecker recently published a paper in volume 21 of Aids and Behavior concerning natural firewalls in social networks of injection drug users. The article, published in AIDs and Behavior, uses network simulation while examining recent HIV epidemics to
A group from the REACH Lab recently published a research paper in the 36th volume of the Puerto Rico Health Science Journal. The objective of this research was to examine the social network and recruitment patterns of a sample of people who inject drugs (PWIDs) in rural
The REACH Lab's director of data analysis, Patrick Habecker, and principle investigator, Kirk Dombrowski, worked with other researchers to publish a paper in the International Journal of Drug Policy's May 2017 volume. This paper found that people who inject drugs in urban settings were significantly more