RDAR Researchers Publish Report on Differences in Substances Reported at Admission in Nebraska

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a report titled "Analysis of Nebraskan Admissions to Publicly Funded Substance Treatment Centers in 2017 by Core-Based Statistical Areas." This report utilizes Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) which tracks both admissions and dis

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

Registration Opens for the 2020 Symposium on Substance Use Research

The RDAR Center is happy to announce that the 2020 Symposium on Substance Use Research will be co-hosted by:

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 by Kali Patterson

RDAR Researchers Publish New Report

Researchers at the Rural Drug Addiction Research Center (RDAR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) recently published a report titled "Changes in Substance Use Among Nebraskans and the Local Region from 2008-2009 to 2017-2018." This research utilizes national mental health and substance abuse survey reports summarizing recent findings regarding tr

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 by Kim Gocchi Carrasco

RDAR Center Lunch & Learn on May 22, 2020

The RDAR Center is excited to invite you to the Lunch & Learn Series on "Principles of Harm Reduction: Strategies for Meeting People Where They're At," presented by Patrick Habecker and Joe Caldwell.

Friday, May 22, 2020 by Colleen Syron

Lincoln Journal Star: UNL-built app reconfigured to perform COVID-19 contact tracing

Lincoln Journal Stars reports on RDAR's Bilal Khan's ODIN software platform is being used to research trace contact for COVID.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by Chris Dunker

Learning Seminar

Join the Rural Drug Addiction Research (RDAR) Center for their Learning Seminar Series! The following event is FREE and OPEN to the public - all are welcome, and there is no charge to attend this event.

Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Colleen Syron

Health Disparities Among Rural People Who Use Drugs: Possible Negative Impacts of COVID-19

Wiley D. Jenkins, PhD, MPH is a Research Associate Professor and Chief of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the Department of Population Science and Policy at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. His most recent research examines disease transmission among injection drug users in rural communities, and he currently oversees the science and research direction of the Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Dr.

Thursday, April 23, 2020 by Colleen Syron

Rural Drug Addiction Research Center Completes Renovation of a State-of-the-Art Collaboration Space

The Rural Drug Addiction Research (RDAR) Center, has completed the renovation of approximately 4,500 square feet of the fourth floor of the College of Arts and Science Building located on the city campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

This state-of-the-art collaboration space houses RDAR’s central administrative office, collaborative research rooms, a large 50 person conference room, and the Longitudinal Networks Core (LNC) while providing easy access to LNC by Center members, potential collaborators and project leaders from around campus.

Monday, September 23, 2019 by Colleen Syron

NET News: Drug Overdose Deaths In Nebraska Decrease 11%

NET News highlights RDAR Center researcher, Patrick Habecker, in an article on drug overdose deaths in Nebraska.  

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Monday, July 22, 2019 by Becca Costello

RDAR Center applied for its second NIAAA Grant

RDAR Center applied for its second NIAAA Grant: Modeling the Process of AUD Recovery and Relapse 

Sunday, June 30, 2019 by Elizabeth Dombrowski