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


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 register

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 on treatment and support resources … Read more

SAMHSA Grant Deadlines

January 31, 2017

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 … Read more