REACH lab suggests Nebraska policymakers pass legislation to end the ban on SNAP and TANF eligibility for individuals previously convicted of drug-related offenses. Read the new REACH policy brief "Removing Counterproductive Public Assistance Bans for Formerly Incarcerated Nebraskans" below.
According to Feeding America, approximately one in
The abuse of opioids has become one of the most defining crises of the current era in American history. Over the past couple of decades, the abuse of opioids and overdose deaths have risen dramatically—especially in economically struggling areas like Appalachia—and interventions targeted at reducing
REACH Lab Publishes First Policy Brief "Investing in the Safety and Health of Nebraska Communities Through the Authorization and Implementation of Syringe Services Programs"
The spread of hepatitis C (HCV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pose a great risk to rural and urban Nebraska communities. Between
Memory Manda came to the University of Nebraska in January 2018 as a recipient of the National Institute of Health (NIH) Fogarty grant for HIV Research Training. In Manda's native country of Zambia, the Nebraska Center for Virology researchers have found that those with HIV
Since 2014, REACH researchers have been working on ground-breaking investigations into rural injection drug use in Puerto Rico. With the lab's community partners, El Punto en la Montaña, REACH's findings regarding people who use injection drugs (PWID) in rural Puerto Rico and their risk behaviors, social networks,