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

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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.



Assistant Professor of Psychology, Georgia State University

Beginning Fall 2016, pending budgetary approval. The department is looking for candidates with established programs of research with strong potential for extramural funding. Preference will be given to individuals who can contribute to the Clinical Psychology program, study health disparities or mental health in diverse populations, or engage in transdisciplinary approaches to enhance health and reduce illness and disability.

For additional information, please contact Dr. Lindsey Cohen (



Assistant Professor in Clinical Psychology, Specializing in Prevention Science

The George Washington University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of clinical psychology, with a specific focus on prevention science, to begin in the academic year 2016-2017. Seeking a candidate who has expertise in developing and studying interventions that promote health and prevent psychological problems or physical health conditions in youth or adult  populations.

Interested applicants should complete the online faculty application at and submit a CV, statements of teaching and research interest, and three representative reprints.





Reconnecting Youth to the Circle: The Importance of Traditional Practices for Prevention





Registration Open for Global Youth Justice Training Institute

On December 1–3, 2015, Global Youth Justice, in collaboration with the National African American Drug Policy Coalition, will host its 12th Global Youth Justice Training Institute in Las Vegas, NV. Participants will learn strategies to establish or enhance local youth justice diversion programs through teen, student, youth, and peer courts and peer juries. Topics will include training youth and adult volunteers; providing quality community services, programs, and referrals; conducting mock family intake meetings, grant writing, funding opportunities, and more.



The Nevada Division of Insurance has posted the approved 2016 health insurance rates for individual and small group markets online at


The UW Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program (UW LEAH), together with Seattle Children's Hospital Division of Child Psychiatry, is currently recruiting one Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology for the 2016-2017 academic year (1 year position).



UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Department of Psychology, Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Psychology at the University of North Dakota is searching for an assistant or associate professor, tenure-track faculty member to begin in the Fall of 2016.



Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2016 for the graduate program in Health Behavior & Health Education at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on understanding health behavior and promoting health. Our program is interdisciplinary and we welcome students from a broad range of
backgrounds. The faculty conduct research in child and adolescent health, substance use prevention, physical activity, obesity prevention, risk and resiliency, diabetes management, women's health, and successful aging.

The graduate Health Behavior & Health Education program at The University of Texas at Austin offers a number of graduate scholarships/assistantships for incoming students - both at the master's and doctoral levels. Currently, 92% of master's students and 100% of doctoral students are funded by a
scholarship and/or assistantship. Our newly available Dean's Scholars Fellows are for doctoral students in the College of Education. Up to six fellows will receive a generous stipend in addition to covering four years of tuition.

Funding decisions will be made early in 2016. Students interested in pursuing a master's or doctoral degree are encouraged to review our program information at and to submit an application to our program as soon as possible.



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.








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Items from our Clearinghouse:


New Materials: 

Some new items:

2876  E-Cigarettes: The Facts                          
2877  NIH News in Health: Keep Your Mouth Healthy       
2878  NIH News in Heath: Biology of Addiction
2879  Drugged Driving
2880  Monitoring the Future 2014: Teen Drug Use (infographic)
2881  International Day of the Girl (infographic)  
2882  CESAR Fax Report October 5th, 2015             
2883  NSDUH Data Review October 2015

For a complete list of new resources added during October 2015 click here.


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