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.
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
Phone: (775) 682-8545
University of Nevada, Reno (www.unr.edu)
Joe Crowley Student Union
1664 N. Virginia St.
Reno, NV 89557
Student - $50
Professional, ARHE Member - $100
Professional - $150
Local One Day Registration - $50
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!
Nevada Attorney General Announces the Nevada Council for the
Prevention of Violence Survivor Scholarship
DBT Substance Abuse Skills
Nevada Skies Youth Wellness Center
104 Big Bend Ranch Road
Date: February 24, 25, 26, 2015 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m
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.
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
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.
Freedom From Smoking clinics
List of Upcoming Clinics
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.
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.
"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.
OJJDP has launched the OJJDP Online University, a central source
for the juvenile justice community to easily connect with training and technical
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.
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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
Cell:775-220-2749 office: 775-246-7550 fax : 775-246-7553
PO Box 517 Dayton NV 89403
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