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Natural disasters affect everyone in their path regardless of status, income, ability to recover or the ability to deal with the chaos left behind.

In this online webinar series, Behavioral health professionals from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), Nebraska Medicine and the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) present helpful information and resources on how to deal with the mental health effects in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

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Dr. Watanabe-Galloway Tina Chasek
Researchers raise awareness about substance and prescription drug use in Nebraska.

Study to gauge risk of substance, prescription drug misuse in rural communities

by Vicky Cerino - February 05, 2019
University of Nebraska researchers are joining efforts to raise awareness among rural agricultural workers about substance and prescription drug use, particularly about opioids. By raising awareness, researchers hope to influence behavior change to improve the health and safety of agricultural workers.

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Pictured Left: BHECN's Dr. Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health

Pictured Right: BHECN's Dr. Tina Chasek, Associate Professor/Department of Counseling and School Psychology, Director of BHECN-Kearney

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