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.

 
     

 

8th Annual NIH Rare Disease Day Celebration

Feb. 27, 2015

8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Masur Auditorium, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD

 

A day-long celebration and recognition of the various rare diseases research activities sponsored by the Office of Rare Diseases Research in the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and by the CC. While attendance is free and open to public, please register for planning purposes. If you would like to display a poster or exhibit, please include that information on your registration form. In association with the Global Genes Project, which uses “jeans and genes” to raise awareness, attendees should wear their favorite pair of jeans.

 

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Registration is now open for the 6th National Collegiate Recovery Conference hosted by Nevada's Recovery & Prevention Program (NRAP) at the University of Nevada, Reno!

The purpose of this conference is to facilitate knowledge about collegiate recovery, to connect Collegiate Recovery Programs across the nation, and to advance the recovery movement.

Conference Webpage: www.nvrap.com/arhe             
Email: arheconference@casat.org
Phone: (775) 682-8545

Conference Location
University of Nevada, Reno (www.unr.edu)
Joe Crowley Student Union
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557

Register Now!
Student - $50
Professional, ARHE Member - $100
Professional - $150
Local One Day Registration - $50

 

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9th Annual NV State Conference on Problem Gambling

April 23-24, 2015
Suncoast Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Approved for 12 CEU's by the NV Board of Examiners for Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Counselors, this is a steal for 2 full days of professional education and networking!

 

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Nevada Attorney General Announces the Nevada Council for the
Prevention of Violence Survivor Scholarship

 

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DBT Substance Abuse Skills

Nevada Skies Youth Wellness Center
104 Big Bend Ranch Road
Wadsworth, NV

Date:  February 24, 25, 26, 2015  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

 

 

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25 for 25

CCC turns 25 on April 1st.  25 years of providing counseling to the Southern Nevada community.

CCC has a few events planned to celebrate their 25th birthday. One of these is their 25 for 25 campaign. They rely heavily on donations.  You can help by donating a $25, $250, or $2500 gift. 

Those who donate at the $250 and $2500 levels will be remembered on their 25th Anniversary Donor Wall.

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OJJDP's National Girls Initiative Seeks Applications for Innovation Awards

The National Girls Initiative is seeking applications for its Innovation Awards to address the needs of girls and young women in, or at risk of entering, the juvenile justice system. Successful applicants will use funds to support girls’ alliances, coalitions, and other collaborative efforts to advance changes in policies and programs that meet the unique needs of girls in one or more priority areas that OJJDP has identified.

Applicants should e-mail intent to apply by February 4, 2015.  OJJDPNGI@air.org

Apply by February 27, 2015

 

 

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VictimLaw is a searchable database of victims' rights legal provisions including federal, state, and territorial statutes, Tribal laws, state constitutional amendments, court rules, administrative code provisions, and summaries of related court decisions and attorney general opinions.

 

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Upcoming Freedom From Smoking clinics

List of Upcoming Clinics

 

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OJJDP Announces 2015 National Missing Children's Day Poster Contest

OJJDP invites fifth grade students to participate in the National Missing Children's Day poster contest. The annual contest creates an opportunity for schools, law enforcement, and other child advocates to discuss the issue of missing and/or exploited children with youth, parents, and guardians and to promote child safety.

OJJDP will invite the national winner, parents, and teacher to Washington, DC, to participate in the National Missing Children’s Day commemoration in May 2015.

Poster submissions are due by March 16, 2015.

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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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"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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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.

 

 


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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Items from our Clearinghouse:

 

New Materials: 

Some new items:

2608         Every Business Should Have a Plan (Braille)

2609         Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans. Get Ready Now. (Braille)

2610         Preparing Makes Sense. Get Ready Now. (Braille)

2611         Prepare for Emergencies in Tribal Nations             

2612         You Can Manage Your Chronic Pain To Live a Good Life: A Guide for People in Recovery from Mental Illness or Addiction (Spanish Version)         

2613         KnowBullying: Put the power to prevent bullying in your hand (Promotional Post Card)   

 

Since December 1, 2014, NPRC has added over 100 new items to our clearinghouse.

See the link below for a list of the new items in the month of December.

Or go to our clearing house website to order new materials.

For a complete list of new resources aded in December go here.

 

 
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9th Annual Nevada State Conference on Problem Gambling

April 23-24, 2015    Suncoast Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

 

 



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