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Nevada Prevention Resource Center

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15 October 2013


Victim Information and Notification Everyday (VINE) Training Nevada VINE is a free and anonymous telephone or internet based service that provides victims of crime, victim advocates, and law enforcement agencies two important features: information and notification. Nevada VINE monitors the custody status of offenders, and provides it to victims 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Free VINE trainings are being offered throghout Northern Nevada Oct. 15-17. RSVP to Nadia Ferguson:

Questions? Please call or e-mail Jennifer Kandt, VINE Project Coordinator at 775-688-1960 or 1-888-2NV-VINE

Online Opportunities and Webinars 2013 Transforming Neonatal Drug Withdrawal 10/16 Loss in Sports: The Addicted Athlete 10/16 Overview of the Opioid Analgesic Epidemic 10/16

Family and Culture: Protective Factors in the Promotion of Native Men’s Health 10/16

The Therapeutic Relationship: How Movement and Connection Drive Effective Therapy Results 10/23

Smoking & Addiction Treatment: Debunking the Myths and Becoming Tobacco-Free 10/17

The Ins & Outs of MedicationAssisted Treatment & Recovery for Alcohol Dependence 10/24

Awareness Campaigns

New Resources

Above the Influence Day 10/17

2280 Heart Disease in Women

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

2281 Over-the-Counter Drugs This publication was supported in whole or in part by the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency (SAPTA) through State General Funds and/or the SAPT Block Grant for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the U.S. DHHS, SAMHSA, or the State of Nevada.

Professional Trainings The 9th Annual OPEN MINDS Technology & Informatics Institute 10/24-10/25

AAP National Conference and Exhibition 10/26-10/29

2013 National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference 11/18-11/20

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition 11/2-11/6 Beyond the 5 A’s: Improving Cessation Interventions Through Strengthened Training 11/13-11/15

Great Nevada ShakeOut 10/17 @ 10:17 a.m. Everyone, everywhere, should know how to protect themselves in an earthquake. Even if earthquakes are rare where you live, they may happen where you or your family travel. A one minute Drop, Cover, and Hold On earthquake drill may one day minimize injuries or save their life. Register to participate and get more information.

In the News • Popular sports supplements contain meth-like compound

Nevada Prevention Resource Center 1664 N. Virginia St. MS 1284 Reno, NV 89557 Phone: 775.784.6336 Toll Free 1.866.784.6336 Fax: 775.327.2268 Email:

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