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Utah Fall Substance Abuse Conference 2013 You are cordially invited to network with your colleagues, as you learn from preeminent national and local leaders in the Substance Abuse field. Choose your learning track, whether it is treatment, justice, prevention or family services. There is something for every professional in the field.

National Children’s Day 6/9 PTSD Awareness Month

The Utah Fall Conference will be held at the Dixie Convention Center on September 25-27, 2013, in beautiful St. George, Utah. Come celebrate our 35th year!

National Scoliosis Awareness Month

The Utah Fall Substance Abuse Conference continues to be the premier educational and networking event in the Mountain West.

EVENTS David Sheff hosts The Partnership at’s next Meet The Parents Hour 6/5 Reminder: Comments Due on HIPAA, Mental Health, and the National Background Check Database Last chance Friday 6/7 Medication–Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders: Research and Practice 6/15 Walk in Memory Walk for Hope 9/14

Confronting Sexual Assault in our Communities— Multidisciplinary Training The Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence received sexual assault training requests, specifically about forming strong investigations; prosecutions; and victim services from various community agencies . They have coordinated a free 1.5 day training to bring to your area, and others throughout Nevada. Agency and organization professionals from any Nevada jurisdiction are encouraged to attend the training location/dates that work best for their schedule. 6/20-6/21 Battle Mountain 8/1-8/2 Carson City

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The Nevada Prevention Resource Center (NPRC) is the State Center for the Nevada RADAR (Regional Alcohol and Drug Awareness Resource) Network. The NPRC is dedicated to providing current information on substance abuse prevention, treatment, and research, as well as materials in related fields such as mental health. Nevada Prevention Resource Center consists of a clearinghouse of free print and electronic materials available in bulk, as well as a library collection which circulates videos, books, kits, and more. Both services are available to all Nevada residents and organizations at no cost. Feel free to look around and contact us with any questions.

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In the News:

This summer we would like to highlight one Coalition or Associate Center every week. It is important that everyone knows, recognizes, and appreciates the important work you all do. Please let NPRC know if you would be interested in participating!

Webinars For a full list visit: A New Way in Corrections – Family-Centered Management 6/12/13

Obama urges greater openness in dealing with mental illness

Court: Police can take DNA swabs from arrestees

A recovery-friendly spin on dance

How OxyContin's Pain Relief Built 'A World Of Hurt'

Adult prescription growth linked to kids' poisonings

Is USA finally kicking its sugar habit? If you have friends or family who take prescription pain medications, you should visit this page and learn what to do if they accidentally overdose, “like” them on Facebook, It can happen to anyone -- it's not something that only happens to "addicts." Watch a video, take a quiz, learn how to save a life! (Project of the UW's Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute)

Material Highlights Please visit for the entire list or to order materials. 2175

Behavioral Health Treatment Needs Assessment Toolkit for States

“This publication was supported in whole or in part by the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services (MHDS), Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Agency (SAPTA) through State General Funds and/or 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.”

NPRC Update 6.3.13  
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