In The News: School of Social Work

The Nevada Independent
January 18, 2022

The night wind is cold and sharp in winter, cutting through whatever worn down clothing you may have. During summer, the heat presses down on you like an unyielding weight from which there is minimal reprieve. Meanwhile, the overwhelming entertainment cocktail of bright lights, beautiful showgirls, and fantastic dining rooms draws most potentially sympathetic eyes — and many would rather look away, anyhow. This is life for an unhoused person in Las Vegas. 

The Nevada Independent
November 19, 2021

Homelessness is an entrenched problem for thousands of people in the Las Vegas Valley each year.

Vegas PBS
November 17, 2021

Growing evidence shows that social media is harming the mental health of kids and teenagers. What can parents do to help?

Yahoo!
October 21, 2021

Jake Crandall took a deep pull from his vape as a woman emerged from the darkness of Fremont Street and into the parking lot of the Desert Moon Motel. She gripped the final $20 she owed him.

Los Angeles Times
October 21, 2021

Jake Crandall took a deep pull from his vape as a woman emerged from the darkness of Fremont Street and into the parking lot of the Desert Moon Motel. She gripped the final $20 she owed him.

Money Geek
October 11, 2021

Regarding misconceptions, it is important to remind people that veterans (and folks experiencing homelessness more generally) are not homeless because they want to be.

KNPR News
July 29, 2021

The pandemic has taken a toll even on those untouched by the coronavirus.

Las Vegas Sun
July 3, 2021

Today, as Vice President Kamala Harris touches down at McCarran International Airport and kicks off her Las Vegas visit, she will walk by hundreds of TPS holders who keep the airport going.

Newswise
July 2, 2021

Anxiety about re-entering society as the world continues to grapple with the pandemic is real. How, then, do we move forward from the collective trauma of COVID-19?

The Cowboy Channel
May 28, 2021

Vegas Stronger, the Las Vegas Nonprofit, has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to provide tracking of outcomes for clients that are treated by the organization for opioid-use disorders.

EIN Presswire
May 26, 2021

Vegas Stronger, the Las Vegas Nonprofit, has partnered with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas to provide tracking of outcomes for clients that are treated by the organization for opioid-use disorders.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 19, 2021

Las Vegas-area health experts hosted a discussion on mental health in BIPOC communities. Newly-signed Raiders defensive tackle Solomon Thomas joined the discussion at the Pearson Community Center Tuesday evening.