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.

 
     

 

 

 

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Do you want to attend the State Conference on Problem Gambling in April?  But maybe your organization's budget doesn't have the funds for the travel?  Well, you might just still be able to attend.  There are funds available for Travel Assistance to help people outside of Clark County attent the conference.  Current Problem Gambling grantees are not eligible for the travel assistance, but others are. 

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2015 Spring Youth Forum

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Great Wolf Conference Center 
Grand Mound, WA

 

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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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YTH Live 2015: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation

YTH Live: Igniting Youth Tech Health Innovation

April 26–28, 2015 | Hotel Kabuki, San Francisco, CA | #ythlive

YTH Live 2015 is the premier conference for trailblazing technology that is advancing the health and wellness of youth, young adults, and other underserved populations. Each year, leading public health officials, the brightest minds in youth advocacy, and tech sector innovators gather at YTH Live to showcase what works, share ideas and learnings, and launch new collaborations.

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Saying It Out Loud Conference
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Hilton Seattle Airport & Conference Center
Seattle, Washington
7:30am - 8:30am (check-in)
8:30am - 4:00pm (conference)
14th Annual SIOL Conference

 

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Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) National Training Program

June 15–18, 2015 | Treasure Island Hotel and Casino, Welch, MN

This multi-day program offers professional development, leadership, and topics that are integral to the highly complex relationship known as the Federal Indian Trust Responsibility. It includes special training sessions for veterans and youth, a federal Indian law course, and cultural events presented by local native people.

 

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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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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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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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AHRQ Research Conference Returns in 2015

AHRQ’s research conference, held annually from 2007 to 2012, will make a return engagement in 2015. The conference is scheduled for October 4–6 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in Crystal City, Virginia. AcademyHealth will join AHRQ in hosting the conference, which will again bring together experts in health care research and policy to participate in sessions focused on addressing today’s challenges in improving quality, safety, access and value in health care. In addition, AHRQ and AcademyHealth will team with the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to hold sessions October 6 as part of the AHRQ conference as well as PCORI’s first annual meeting October 6–8, which also will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott. These sessions will address key issues in dissemination and implementation of patient-centered outcomes research. Mark your calendars; information about submitting abstracts, registration, the conference agenda and more will be coming soon.

 

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Call for Presentations Deadline: Monday, May 4, 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.

 

 

 


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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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