Below are 2021-22 media stories from local, regional and national news outlets. For UNMC and Nebraska Medicine blog entries, click here.

Alëna Balasanova, MD

'If you're experiencing anxiety that is normal,' new mask guidelines bring anxiety. Read here

What it's like in addiction psychiatry: shadowing Dr. Balasanova. Read here

David Cates, PhD

AARP - coping with COVID-19 related stress. Read here 

America’s Essential Hospital -  workforce support. Read here

KETV - New Year’s Resolutions. Read here

Zoomcast - “Perils & Pearls: Managing Stress in a COVID Unit.”  Region VII Regional Emerging Special Pathogen Treatment Center (RESPTC). Read here 

KETV - Top psychologist says health care workers are suffering from pandemic stress. Read here

KMTV - 'Convenient Targets' Omaha area nurses face fatique, burnout and disrespect. Read here

Lauren Edwards, MD

Nebraska experts offer tips for getting your social life back to some sort of pre-COVID normal. Read here

Howard Liu, MD, MBA

Interviewed by Katherine Garcia from KETV7 on "It's okay to not have all the answers: UNMC psychiatrist offers parents advice following Texas mass shooting. Read here

‘Lifelong Pal, Anxiety’: Why Ryan Reynolds, Naomi Osaka And Other Celebrities Need To Discuss Mental Health. Read here

Sarpy Board approves UNMC inmate mental health fellowship program. Read here

Psychiatric Emergency Services

Emergency psychiatric unit filling need in Omaha. Read here

Sheritta Strong, MD

Impact of 'Minority Tax,' Need for Diversity in Academia Discussed at APA's Fourth Town Hall. Read here.

Steven Wengel, MD

College students turn to writing for those facing mental illness. Read here

Dr. Wengel and Dr. Zoucha discuss physician wellness on podcast. Read here

Ken Zoucha, MD

Pain that kill hit Omaha: Fentanyl surprise on the rise. Read here

Nebraska Medicine doc's tips to moderate holiday drinking. Read here

Drug overdoses spiked in Nebraska during COVID-19 pandemic. Read here

Doctors urge caution with CBD use as popularity grows amid pandemic. Read here