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.

 
     

 

Bullying Awareness

Dresslerville Community Center

Questions:  775-265-2254

 

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Upcoming Freedom From Smoking clinics

List of Upcoming Clinics

 

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Save the Date:

National Drug Facts Week

January 26 - February 1, 2015

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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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Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center

 Postdoctoral Fellowship

 

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Research Epidemiologist
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
RTI International

"The position is part of the Behavioral Epidemiology program at RTI.  The program has a strong commitment to implementing state-of-the art research methods within a multi-disciplinary environment that fosters innovation and open scientific inquiry. The candidate is expected to work with senior mentors to develop an independently funded research program to improve public policy and scientific knowledge about prescription drug abuse, including medicinal marijuana and novel psychoactive substances. Substantive areas of focus include: estimating the prevalence and characteristics of abuse, characterizing populations of risk, and understanding the strategies employed by health-care stakeholders to address the public health problem of prescription drug abuse. Core topical areas include prescription psychotherapeutics, medical marijuana, over-the-counter medications, and the co-morbid physical and mental correlates and consequences. The candidate is expected to publish in top public health and clinical journals, and contribute to scientific stature through presentations at professional meetings and service to the profession."

 

 

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Position Announcement

Assistant Professor, Health Education& Promotion
Department of Health, Physical Education& Recreation

“The department seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure track, 9-­‐month position at the assistant professor rank in the area of Health Education & Promotion. Applicants must have an earned PhD at the time of appointment in Health Education & Promotion, be committed to teaching, and have demonstrated research excellence or the potential for excellence.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent research program, to teach graduate and undergraduate courses, to develop new courses, and work collaboratively with existing efforts.”

For more information go to jobs.usu.edu and select “search postings” (requisition #054970)

 

 

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 this past week:

       2540  Tips for College Students: After a Disaster or Other Trauma: R U A Survivor of a Disaster or Other Trauma?       

       2541  Executive Summary: The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program Evaluation Findings- Annual Report to Congress 2005         

        2542 Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program Evaluation Findings: Annual Report to Congress 2004         

Since October 24, 2014, NPRC has added nearly 100 new items to our clearinghouse.

See the link below for a list of the new items.

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

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

 

 
Happenings

 

Strong Words

Bullying Awareness

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

1st Session - 1st to 4th grade

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

2nd Session - 5th to 12th grade

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Care Coalition

"Holiday Potluck Party"

December 19, 2014

11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

National Drug Facts Week

January 26 to February 1, 2015

 



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