News in the Field

NRAP and CASAT Staff at the 2022 R5k Run/Walk and Recovery Celebration

Third annual Recovery Month R5K Run/Walk and Recovery Celebration hosted by NRAP

The School of Public Health’s Nevada’s Recovery and Prevention Program (NRAP) run by the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) hosts their third annual R5K in honor of September’s National Recovery Month by Brittany Flores | Lizette Ramirez NRAP is a student organization at the University of Nevada, Reno which provides peer support for […]

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Congratulation Jordan Baez on winning this years, Honor the Best ASUN Service Learning Faculty Award!

Please join us in congratulating Jordan Baez on winning this years, Honor the Best Associated Students in the University of Nevada Service Learning Faculty Award! Her contributions to the CAS 257 service learning components are amazing. We truly appreciate her focus on our students learning and application as it relates to the field. Congrats Jordan!

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The Impact of Trauma on Our Humanity: CASAT launches 4th season of the “CASAT Conversations” podcast

CASAT Conversations is a resource for exploring behavioral health topics. These topics explore the complex connection between how our environment, behaviors and actions impact our health and wellbeing. With a wide-range of timely topics, CASAT Conversations is geared towards having meaningful conversations with people sharing their capacity for personal growth and change, along with expert

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Nevada’s Future: Opioid Crisis Evolves

Dr. Stephanie Woodard, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services Senior Advisor on Behavioral Health, talks about how Assembly Bill 474 has helped with Nevada’s opioid crisis since its passage in 2017. RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — It’s been a little more than a year since AB474, or the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention act

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Life Change Center Narcan Training

How the Downtown Reno Ambassadors Helped Save a Life with Narcan

The Downtown Reno Partnership ambassadors were trained how to use Narcan by The Life Change Center’s MORE team two weeks ago. The team, headed by Lisa Lee and Jennifer Cassady, uses Narcan during their outreach work. Now, all the ambassadors carry two doses of Narcan with them as they make their rounds through downtown Reno. Downtown Reno Partnership

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