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January 2015 Newsletter

Starting the New Year the Right Way

We have big plans for 2015 and we have just the right team to do it. At the end of 2014 we added four new employees to our JTNN family and we think they're going to make all the difference this year. If you haven't already met Nadia, Brianna, Debi and Aaron, then visit our staff page to check out the newest members of the team and what they will be doing for JTNN in 2015. 

Nevada Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention 

Talented Students Create Winning PSAs

Last month the winners of the Nevada Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention video contest were announced. These talented Nevada high school students put together some amazing videos that highlight the dangers of prescription drug addiction. 

Check out the winning submissions on our blog and share these videos to help raise awareness for prescription drug abuse. 

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Creating a Healthier Nevada Website Launches

Join Together Northern Nevada, along with the other members of the Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership, are launching “Creating a Healthier Nevada,“ a campaign to help educate the public, prescribers and lawmakers about prescription drug abuse and safety. Be on the lookout for billboards, television ads and radio ads in the near future. The HealthierNV.org website is live and gaining new content every day. 

Visit the website here and tell us what you think by tweeting using #HealthierNV 

E-Joint use on the rise

Smoking marijuana out of an e-cigarette is nothing new, but now one company is making the process hassle free and more discreet. The JuJu Joint is a disposable electronic marijuana cigarette or e-joint that has sole over 75,000 joints in Washington State. The company plans on expanding to Colorado, Oregon and Nevada. To read the full story click here.

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Seeking a Drug and Alcohol Evaluation? 
 
The Northern Nevada Evaluation Center, an arm of JTNN, is a nonprofit certified, court-approved drug and alcohol evaluation center. The center is located next door to JTNN at 505 S. Arlington, Suite 108, and can provide evaluations within 24-48 hours of an inquiry. Call 775-329-5006 for information.

Executive Board Members

Diana Lee, Chair
Gerald Marczynski, Vice Chair
Laura Newman,
Secretary/Treasurer
Roger Bahten
Darin Balaam
Kate High
Judi Kosterman
Jeanne Marsh
Jerry Miller
Kim Mazeres, Past Chair
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