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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


Don’t miss out on the National Prevention Network Conference

August 16, 2016

29th National Prevention Network Conference Don’t miss out registration is still open only 300 seats left! Register Today! “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, … Read more

Nevada Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit

August 4, 2016

The registration for the Governor’s Prescription Drug Summit is now open. The Prescription Drug Abuse Summit “will provide the opportunity for the First Lady’s Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force and subsequently the Multidisciplinary Prevention Advisory Committee to update the community on existing laws put into place as a result of the 78th Legislative Session and … Read more

National Recovery Month

August 4, 2016

Don’t Forget. Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Recovery Month.  This campaign is designed to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who recover. Check out SAMHSA for information on National Recovery Month resources, event tips, and personal stories of recovery. Do … Read more