The Nevada Prevention Resource Center (NPRC) is the State Center for the Nevada RADAR (Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource) Network.  The NPRC is dedicated to providing current information on substance abuse prevention, treatment, and research, as well as materials in related fields such as mental health. Nevada Prevention Resource Center consists of a clearinghouse of free print and electronic materials available in bulk, as well as a library collection which circulates videos, books, kits, and more.  Both services are available to all Nevada residents and organizations at no cost.  Feel free to look around and contact us with any questions.                

Nevada 2-1-1
Crisis Call Center

NPRC on Facebook:

more useful links and the latest news about Nevada Associate Centers, Prevention Coalitions and other partners in Nevada and across the nation.

Nevada 2-1-1:

a comprehensive statewide repository for information and referrals for Nevadans.

Crisis Call Center: Suicide, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse and the Substance Abuse Help Line: 775-825-HELP (4357) or toll-free: 1-800-450-9530.

It is the Mission of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling to generate awareness, promote education and advocate for quality treatment of problem gambling in the State of Nevada.

 
     

Great American Smokeout 2014

Don't forget the Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 20, 2014. 

 

School of Medicine to honor Native American Nevadans at Nevada Rural Health Day

The University of Nevada School of Medicine will honor and recognize Native American Nevadans

and those dedicated to their health at the annual National and Nevada Rural Health Day event,

scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at the Pennington Medical Education Building at the

University of Nevada, Reno.

Daryl Crawford, executive director of the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada, will be accepting

recognition on behalf of the Nevada tribes.

The public and media outlets are invited to attend this annual celebration of health care professionals

in rural Nevada.

Please register by Nov. 18 at http://ruralhealth.eventbrite.com; parking spaces will be reserved on

campus near the Pennington Medical Education Building for those who register for this event by the deadline.

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NRAP

Check out the NRAP Celebration meeting this Friday 11/21/14.  At UNR Joe Crowley Student

Union room #422 at 7 pm.  Celebration is a chip service meeting to congratulate those in recovery

or to show support for someone in recovery from any addiction. 

National CASA Conference 2015 – Call for Presenters

National CASA is currently accepting applications to present at the 2015 National CASA Conference: Bold
Strategies-Better Outcomes for all Children to be held May 30 through June 2 in New Orleans, LA. We
welcome submissions covering all topics of child advocacy that reflect a commitment to positive change—
setting off in new directions and making courageous decisions in order to achieve better outcomes for
children.

Proposals are encouraged on all aspects of CASA/GAL advocacy. Learn more about the new workshop
tracks, submission criteria and apply on-line.

Submission deadline: Friday, November 21, 2014

Share your knowledge with more than 1,200 attendees to create better outcomes for children.

National Center for Juvenile Justice Updates Court Data Archive Web Site

The National Center for Juvenile Justice has updated its National Juvenile Court Data Archive Web

site. The Archive collects juvenile court data from across the country to inform juvenile justice

research and policymaking decisions. This OJJDP-funded Web site features an updated user guide

section for reviewing data from contributing jurisdictions and also provides links to NCJJ's recently

published Juvenile Court Statistics 2011 report, the Statistical Briefing Book, the Easy Access to

Juvenile Court Statistics data analysis tool, and other fact sheets and publications.

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Assistant/Associate Professor in Exercise Psychology

Tenure-track faculty position at Purdue University

Position will be available August 17, 2015.

Applicants with experience working in diverse settings are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants

should submit a curriculum vitae; a letter of interest describing future research plans, funding record,

and teaching interests; examples of scholarly work; and have three letters of reference electronically sent to:

Meghan McDonough, Ph.D.

Chair of the Health and Kinesiology Exercise Psychology Search Committee

c/o Ms. Michelle Scott (mjscott@purdue.edu),

Purdue University

800 W. Stadium Ave.

West Lafayette, IN, 47907

Review: Position is open until filled; review of applications will commence no later than November 14, 2014.
A background check will be required for employment of this position.

Website: http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/

 

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Assistant Professor Position in Health Education and Promotion

Tenure-track position at Utah State University.

To apply please   visit:  jobs.usu.edu and   select “search postings” (requisition # 054970)

Screening of applicants will begin January 2015 and continue until the position is filled. The position

will begin in August,  2015.

For more information, contact:
Phillip J. Waite, Ph.D., MCHES,  FAIT
Health Education and Promotion Search Committee Chair
Associate Professor
7000 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-7000
phone: (435) 797-7217   fax: (435) 797-3759
e mail: phillip.waite@usu.edu

 

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
College of Health and Human Sciences
Colorado State University

POSITION: Twelve-month, Research Scientist position with the Department of Human

Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University. This is a two-year position with

possibility for additional years contingent on funding.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• An earned Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies or closely related field, such as

   Psychology, or Public Health
• Doctorate must be completed prior to start date
• Record of high-quality scholarly publications
• Strong methodological and statistical skills.
• Potential to obtain extramural funding (e.g., experience writing grants, obtaining external

   funding, coursework in grant writing)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Postdoctoral research experience
• Experience with community-based intervention trialsRESPONSIBILITIES:
• Contribute to research teams seeking extramural funding.
• Assist with preparing manuscripts for publication.
• Develop an active and visible program of research and scholarship.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following application materials should be submitted

electronically at CHHS-HDFS_PRC_Search@mail.colostate.edu:
• A cover letter 
• An up-to-date curriculum vitae
• A statement of research interests/experiences addressing the required and preferred

  qualifications and responsibilities;
• Three letters of reference; and
• Three recent, (p)reprints of peer-reviewed publications.

For full consideration, a complete application must be received electronically by

November 15, 2014. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Inquiries regarding the position or the application process can be directed to

Zeynep Biringen, Ph.D.,  Chair, Search Committee, zeynep.biringen@colostate.edu

or 970-491-5514.

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Marriage and Family Therapy
Department of Human Development and Family Studies
College of Health and Human Sciences
Colorado State University

POSITION: Nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor in Marriage and Family Therapy,

Department of Human Development and Family Studies at Colorado State University.

START DATE: August 15, 2015

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 An earned Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies or related field, such as Marriage

    and Family Therapy, Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Health Psychology, or

    Counseling Psychology
 Clinical Fellow, Pre-Clinical Fellow, or eligible to become a Pre-Clinical Fellow with AAMFT
 Approved Supervisor, Supervisor Candidate, or eligible to become a Supervisor Candidate with

    AAMFT
 An active program of research and record of scholarly publications
 Evidence of potential to secure external funding for a systematic research program
 Strong methodological skills
 Commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring of doctoral students

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
 Postdoctoral research experience or equivalent
 Experience conducting intervention research
 Commitment to multidisciplinary collaboration and research
 Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research,

    teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Sustain an active and visible program of research and scholarship
 Seek and obtain extramural research funding for a programmatic research agenda
 Teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students
 Supervise students in the department’s Center for Family and Couple Therapy
 Participate in departmental, college, and university governance

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following application materials should be submitted

electronically to CHHS-HDFS_MFT_Search@mail.colostate.edu:
 A cover letter
 An up-to-date curriculum vitae;
 Statement of research interests, and statement of teaching, mentoring, and clinical supervision

     philosophy
 Three letters of reference; and
 Three recent, reprints of peer-reviewed publications.

Inquiries regarding the position can be directed to: Shelley Haddock, PhD, LMFT, Search Committee Chair. Email: shelley.haddock@colostate.edu; Phone: (970) 491-5649.

For full consideration, applications need to be received by November 17, 2014. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

General information about Colorado State University can be found at http://www.colostate.edu. Information about Human Development and Family Studies can be found at http://www.hdfs.chhs.colostate.edu/.

 

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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HEALTH PROMOTION & HEALTH BEHAVIOR

Oregon State University

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/Welcome_css.jsp

 

 

Nevada Prescription Drug Prevention Video Contest

In an effort to combat teens substance abuse in Nevada, Governor Brian Sandoval, Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, the Nevada Coalition Partnership, Solutions Recovery, Inc., the Nevada Board of Pharmacy and the Nevada Division of Public Behavioral health have joined together to sponsor a statewide video public service announcement (PSA) for the state’s middle and high school age youth.

The deadline for submissions is 5:00 pm (pacific time, US) on Friday, October 10, 2014. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 10, 20145.

 

 

"Have you had an issue with a medicine, medical device, or food product and

did not know who to notify? The Food and Drug Administration has a

consumer-friendly form for reporting adverse events and other serious safety

problems with FDA regulated products. The program that processes this

information, and uses it to protect your health, is called MedWatch.

And it needs your help."

Form at www.fda.gov.

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OJJDP has launched the OJJDP Online University, a central source

for the juvenile justice community to easily connect with training and technical

assistance.

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CDC Report on Reducing Youth Violence

“Preventing Youth Violence: Opportunities for Action”  provides information, evidence-based

strategies, and action steps to help community leaders, health professionals, families

and others reduce or prevent youth violence.

 

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2013 School Crime and Safety Report

The Bureau of Justice Statistics, in collaboration with the National Center for Education Statistics, has released "Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2013." An annual report that provides recent data on school crime and student safety. The report is based on a variety sources, including national surveys of students, teachers, principals, and postsecondary institutions. Topics include victimization at school, teacher injury, bullying and cyberbullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, and student perceptions of personal safety at school.

More Information.

 

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National Center for Juvenile Justice Launches Web Site

To Chart Juvenile Justice Change

The National Center for Juvenile Justice launched Juvenile Justice GPS—Geography, Policy,
Practice & Statistics (JJGPS), which is an online resource. The Web site features national and

state statistics on state laws and juvenile justice practice to help policymakers and stakeholders
chart juvenile justice system change.

 

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11Key Components

Law or Policy by State

 

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Nevada Health Statistics Portal


 

Nevada Health Statistics Portal launched by the Division of Public and Behavioral Health.  This is a web-based health statistics query system.   Anyone looking  for statistics on public health issues in Nevada, including birth, death and other demographic statistics.  It is a great new resource, take a moment and check it out.

 

 

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It's official! RAM (Remote Area Medical) will be touring Nevada in October 2015.

Please SAVE THE DATES - and share this information.

Las Vegas - October 1st thru 4th
Yerington  - October 8th thru 10th 
Carson City - October 15th thru 18th

They are looking for clinic site locations:  facility needs to be at least 15,000-20,000 Sq. feet.  Additional considerations include: electrical and water supply, indoor/covered space available, utility requirements, and handicap accessibility (for patients as well as volunteers)

The clinics will be listed on the www.ramusa.org web-site next year.

Yerington and Carson City local RAM information 775-350-4597 or 775-246-7550

Freida A Carbery 
Volunteer Coordinator 
Cell:775-220-2749  office: 775-246-7550 fax : 775-246-7553 
PO Box 517 Dayton NV 89403

 

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Save the Date:

National Drug Facts Week

January 26 - February 1, 2015

 

 

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Items from our Clearinghouse:

 

New Materials: 

2467         Tips for Disaster Responders: Identifying Substance Misuse In The Responder Community (Spanish Version)       

2468         Tips for Disaster Responders: Identifying Substance Misuse in the Responder Community             

2469         Tips for Disaster Responders: Returning to Work                

2470         Tips for Disaster Responders: Returning to Work (Spanish Version)           

2471         Tips for Disaster Responders: Understanding Compassion Fatigue (Spanish Version)        

For a complete list of new resources to date click here.

 

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