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The NPRC is a program in the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) in the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. Our library collection and clearinghouse facilities are housed in the College of Education’s Nell J. Redfield Learning and Resource Center (LRC) in the William J. Raggio Building, Room 1021. The LRC represents a partnership between the University’s College of Education and the Washoe County School District. The unique collaboration with the LRC has enabled the NPRC to use technology to expand its services and serve more diverse populations in both urban and rural regions of Nevada. Read more

 

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July: National Minority Mental Health Month

July 20, 2016

“Minorities are less likely to receive diagnosis and treatment for their mental illness, have less access to and availability of mental health services and often receive a poorer quality of mental health care.” Website

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Health Information and the Law

July 20, 2016

“Health Information and the Law Website. A project of the George Washington University’s Hirsh Health Law and Policy Program, the Health Information and the Law website contains resources about federal and state laws governing access, use, release, and publication of health information. Constantly updated, the site addresses the current legal and regulatory framework of health … Read more

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29th National Prevention Network Conference

July 6, 2016

29th National Prevention Network Conference “The purpose of the National Prevention Network (NPN) Conference is to highlight the latest research in the substance abuse prevention field. It provides a forum for prevention professionals, coalition leaders, researchers, and federal partners to share research, best practices and promising evaluation results for the purpose of integrating research into … Read more

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