About Us

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


Latest News from NPRC


WHO’s World No Tobacco Day

May 2, 2017

The World Health Organization’s World No Tobacco Day. The theme for this years campaign is “Tobacco – a threat to development.” For additional information May 31, 2017 Read more

Webinar to Share Strategies for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison

April 12, 2017

Next Thursday SAMHSA’s GAINS Center for Behavioral Health and Justice Transformation will be presenting a webinar to explain the key elements of “Guidelines for Successful Transition of People with Mental or Substance Use Disorders from Jail and Prison: Implementation Guide.” Thursday, April 20, 2017. 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. To… Read more

Mainstream Programs Basic Training – Problem Gambling 101

March 8, 2017

“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… Read more