Topic: Behavioral and Mental Health Support

A woman places a hand on a man's shoulder
Business and Community | July 1, 2021
UNLV School of Social Work expert on moving forward after a year of lockdowns and stress.
Two children look at a tablet
Research | December 16, 2020
UNLV expert on emerging media Benjamin Burroughs examines the ethical considerations of child-created content.
A man looks at a pocket watch
People | October 20, 2020
Former Marine and College of Urban Affairs Alumnus of the Year has fought to get help for Nevada's veterans seeking educational opportunities.
Profile image of UNLV social work professor Nick Barr on UNLV's campus
Business and Community | August 24, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, UNLV social work professor Nicholas Barr stresses importance of keeping people housed.
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Business and Community | March 20, 2020
UNLV communication studies professor Natalie Pennington offers tips to preserve your mental health while protecting your physical health.
a photo of katherine marcal standing with arms folded
People | February 24, 2020
Las Vegas was a surprise home for Katherine Marcal. Now she’s working to ensure individuals experiencing homelessness have a pathway to a new life.
Nicholas Barr poses on UNLV's campus, his work focuses on homeless young adults and military service members.
People | October 14, 2019
Mindful of the needs of homeless youth, the social work professor has created a program to help.
two white pills, one red caplet
Research | April 16, 2019
A new book by social work professor An-Pyng Sun walks readers through the roots of addiction and treatment.
backpack and sleeping bag next to wall with "Nevada: Highest Rate of Homeless Youth in the Nation" spray painted on it
Research | November 28, 2018
Clark County is second in the nation in under-25 homelessness. Researchers at UNLV have come up with recommendations to help stem the tide.
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Research | September 20, 2018
Researchers work with underage sex trafficking victims to identify new ways to assist exploited children and prevent others from entering the abuse cycle.
Allison Slaughter seated at a desk.
Business and Community | February 8, 2018
UNLV practicum helps social work students find the right fit and connect to future jobs.
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Business and Community | November 9, 2017
College of Urban Affairs partners with community groups to stop Southern Nevada crisis.