Mainstream Programs Basic Training – Problem Gambling 101

Mainstream Programs Basic Training events are monthly workshops to educate social workers, case managers, and the community about available resources to help homeless and low income individuals in Southern Nevada. Participants in this session will learn about problem gambling and its effect on individuals and families, and will receive information on treatment and support resources throughout Nevada.”

Clark County Government Center
Organizational Development Center #3
500 S. Grand Central Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89155

Wednesday, March 22nd 1:00 – 4:00 pm

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SAMHSA Grant Deadlines

There are several SAMHSA Grant applications due between now and then end of March. Below is a list of the grants with application deadlines coming up, click on the grant title for more information. Also check out our Grant Deadline periodically as other grants become available throughout the year.

Addiction Technology Transfer Centers Cooperative Agreements applications due by February 9, 2017

State Targeted Response to the Opioid Crisis Grants applications due by February 17, 2017

Linking Actions for Unmet Needs in Children’s Health in American Indian and Alaskan Native Communities, U.S. Territories, and Pacific Jurisdictions Cooperative Agreements applications due by March 1, 2017

Cooperative Agreement for the Provider’s Clinical Support System – Medication Assisted Treatment Supplement applications due by March 3, 2017

Grants to Expand Substance Abuse Treatment Capacity in Family Treatment Drug Courts applications due by March 3, 2017

Cooperative Agreements for Tribal Behavioral Health applications due by March 9, 2017

Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program-New applications due by March 15, 2017

Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program-Competing Continuation applications due by March 15, 2017

Recovery Community Services Program-Statewide Network applications due by March 20, 2017

Cooperative Agreement for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence in Behavioral Health applications due by March 24, 2017

Available Positions within the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

The state of Nevada is searching for two library professionals. Both of these positions are set to close on or before January 27, 2017.

Librarian 2

“The primary professional duties include commitment to meeting customers’ information needs – across many platforms and in various formats. The position requires complex technical and / or specialized library work to include, but is not limited to research services, coaching, training and instruction as well ability to align strategic partners. Ideal candidates will possess excellent customer service skills and have knowledge of the physical and digital collection and the ability to input into its development, management, merchandizing and readers’ advisory services. The position expects adherence to established policies and procedures, as well as input into new ones as necessary.”

Check out this link for additional qualification information and to apply.


Library Assistant 3

“This position provides technical and public service support in the library. This position provides excellent support in library operations with emphasis in circulation, reference, computer and technology support, cataloging, customer service and materials processing. Additional responsibilities include processing tasks according to appropriate classification and subject headings for library materials includes books, reference materials and publications.”

Check out this link for additional qualification information and to apply.

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

There is a mysterious illness that has been tied to prolonged marijuana use. It is known as cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. According to the article on CBS News individuals suffering from this illness make many trips to the doctor and emergency rooms before any diagnosis. However this illness is difficult to diagnose, without knowing what substances have been involved and many individuals suffering from this illness do not want to admit to their marijuana usage. The article suggests that in order to relieve symptoms from this syndrome the individuals has to take a hot shower or bath.

Click here to read more about this.


APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo Call for Abstracts

The American Public Health Association has set a call for abstracts for presentations at the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, GA.

The theme for next years meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.” There will be Oral Sessions, Roundtable Sessions, and Poster Sessions. Additionally there are a variety of topics divided into the following categories: Sponsored Topics, Focused Topics, Sections, Special Interest Groups, Forums, Caucuses. Check out the website below for more information on the topics and individual due dates.

In order to submit an abstract to possibly become a presenter at the 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo you do not have to be a member of APHA, however if you are selected to present it is required that you become a member of the organization! Notifications of selections will be sent out at the beginning of June.

Depending on the topic abstracts are due between Feb. 20-24.

Additional information!