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CBHRS researchers discuss healthy aging, Naloxone, and promoting alcohol-free pregnancies at Health Summit

Safe and healthy aging for LGBT elders, personal experiences of Naloxone users, and how national women’s health nursing and midwifery organizations are promoting alcohol-free pregnancies will be among research shared  by ISER’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services (CBHRS) at the 2019 Health Summit in Anchorage, January 22-24. […]

January 17th, 2019|

New CBHRS Report Supports Alaska’s Opioid Misuse Prevention Efforts

Researchers in ISER’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services  (CBHRS) conducted interviews with individuals who use heroin to explore ways individuals began opioid use and how their use progressed over time. Their report found that few participants began use with heroin but transitioned to heroin due to increased cost and reduced availability of prescription opioids. […]

January 14th, 2019|

A regional assessment of Alaska’s recession from 2015-2018

Since the start of the most recent recession, driven by the decline in oil prices and consequent contraction of government and private sector spending, the state has lost upwards of 13,000 jobs. But these losses have not been felt equally. ISER’s Mouhcine Guettabi uses employment data between June 2015 and June 2018, to show how each of Alaska’s 19 boroughs and 10 census areas have fared in this recent report.

December 19th, 2018|
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