NRAP

Nevadas Recovery & Prevention Community

William White has worked full time in the addiction treatment field since 1969 and has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles, monographs, research reports and book chapters as well as 18 books. Bill has been a visible recovery advocate. He is the past-chair of Recovery Communities United and has served as a volunteer consultant to Faces and…

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This morning at the annual collegiate recovery conference, hosted at the University of Nevada, Reno this year President Marc Johnson announced that the university will be recognizing NRAP as an institutional organization. We are so excited to make this announcement so much hard work over the past 3 years has gone into this great achievement.…

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Dear friend in recovery,   When those who we have become accustomed to spending time with in recovery go back out, relapse, use, slip etc., it often times impacts us who have “stayed in” in a profound way. A myriad of emotions tend to surface ranging from guilt, fear, sadness, jealousy, disappointment, anger, resentment, compassion,…

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Well, we made it. It’s the final week of the Fall 2014 academic semester here at the University of Nevada, Reno. From what I’ve heard over this semester, I think it’s fair to say, this was a challenging one for a lot of us. Many people in our community went through quite a lot of…

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Powerful Tips for Staying Sober During the Holidays   Relapse Prevention Posted on December 30th, 2012 Sourced from: http://www.promises.com/articles/relapse-prevention/holidays-sober/ Chilled bottles of fancy champagne to toast the New Year; elegant wines from all over the world meant to satisfy the most sophisticated palate at each holiday feast; open (and well-stocked) bars at holiday parties; and creamy…

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It’s hard to stay motivated and keep your head up when things start going the opposite way from what you want them to or think they may go. As college students, bad grades tend to get us down. Failed relationships are a big disappointment. Employment and career opportunities don’t always follow through with our expectations.…

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The Importance of Gratitude in Recovery Gratefulness as the Key to Success in Addiction Recovery – retrieved from: http://alcoholrehab.com/addiction-recovery/the-importance-of-gratitude-in-recovery/ When people are grateful for what they have, they will experience a great deal of happiness in their life. When the individual is constantly lamenting their lot, it will be impossible for them to find peace of…

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why change is so difficult (and 9 ways to make it easier). by BROCK HENRY     Retrived from: http://strategicsimplicity.com/why-change-is-so-difficult-and-9-ways-to-make-it-easier  Let’s face it…change is hard. It really is. Sometimes, it’s downright painful. Because of that, most of us (myself certainly included) tend to shy away from it. If we’re honest about it, “run” from it might…

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What a week! The building where our student lounge is housed flooded this week and our program coordinator’s office was filled up with water. As a result, the whole building was shut down and we have not been permitted to open our center to the students in our program for the duration of the repairs.…

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Taking The Stigma Out Of Addiction Addiction—a mental illness or a moral failing?   Retrieved from: http://www.thefix.com/content/ending-cycle-shame-and-addiction   Shutterstock By Paul Gaita 10/09/14 As an editorial on the Talbot Spy site recently noted, modern society is of two minds on the subject of drug addiction. Decades of hard work by the recovery community have helped…

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