Dolores Albarracin

In The News

  • Every year, tens of thousands of people in the United States will die from drug and alcohol overdoses (source: CDC). Treating those at risk of serious harm is often a difficult process and success rates can be low.

  • Dr. Albarracin from the University of Illinois Psychology department has spent most of her career studying how public health messaging can impact people's behavior.

  • We are proud to announce the following grants have been recently awarded to faculty in the Psychology Department.

  • This project will develop, implement, and evaluate a transformative virtual initiative, high-impact initiative for protecting rural drug-using populations at risk from HIV/HCV outbreaks in the midst of the opioid epidemic in the United States.

  • The National Institute on Drug Abuse recently named psychology professor Dolores Albarracín an Avant-Garde Awardee for her project, "Digital, Community-Led, Social Action Initiative to Reduce Opioid Vulnerability and HIV/HCV in Rural Areas of the Midwest and Appalachia."