CASAT Podcast Network

About the CASAT Podcast Network

The CASAT Podcast Network is a collection of behavioral health podcasts developed and produced at the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), located at the University of Nevada, Reno.  The CASAT Podcast Network includes dozens of episodes on a variety of topics spanning wellness, collegiate life, and professional development.  Listeners can access podcast episodes on, Spotify, and other listening sites.  Don’t forget to share your favorite episodes with friends and follow CASAT on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @CASATUNR

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CASAT Conversations

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, coupled with subject matter expert educational insights.

Lions Tigers and Bears MI

Lions Tigers and Bears MI

You know Motivational Interviewing (MI) as an evidence-based counseling method for behavior change, but are you getting the most out of it? Join longtime friends, colleagues, and Motivational Interviewing Network Trainers Amy Shanahan and Paul Warren as they discuss the intricacies of MI spirit, intentionality, evoking change talk, and reveal what MI is not. If you want to increase your MI skills, reflect on your practice, and improve your partnership with clients, link arms with Amy and Paul as they venture down the yellow brick road.

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Pack Chats

Candid conversations with students at the University of Nevada. Join us as we talk about subjects that college students deal with but rarely get talked about. We want this podcast to be a way for people to share their journeys and be a way for students to feel less alone. Every student has a story, and sometimes all we need is someone to listen.

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Pack N Recovery

Pack N Recovery is a podcast made by people in recovery, for people in recovery. Nevada’s Recovery and Prevention (NRAP) is a collegiate recovery community located on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. This podcast is designed to help students go from surviving to thriving, by discussing resources located on the UNR campus, tips on sustaining recovery, success stories and ways to support those in recovery.

Rosé Colored Glasses, Conversations About Women and Alcohol

Rosé Colored Glasses

Podcast hosts will discuss how alcohol use and the risk for alcohol-related problems change over women’s lifespan from adolescence to college-age, early careers, pregnancy, parenting, empty-nest, retirement and aging. The podcast episodes will feature conversations with the hosts and guest speakers on topics such as:

  • Women, Alcohol and Health Disparities
  • Social and Cultural Contexts of Alcohol Use
  • Media Messages about Women and Alcohol Use
  • Women’s Alcohol Use during the Pandemic
  • Prenatal Alcohol Exposure and more