Bristlecone Family Resources

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    Bristlecone Family Resources is a private non-profit agency that provides northern Nevada with the most comprehensive addiction recovery treatment for nearly 50 years. If you're suffering from drug, alcohol, or gambling addiction and are ready to make a change, we're ready to walk with you on the road to recovery. Get more information on the necessary steps to being admitted, what to expect while in treatment, and much more.

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  • Testimonials

    • Sierra's Story

      Sierra’s Story


      I came to Bristlecone after getting arrested. I had been through treatment four years earlier, so I was skeptical about whether or not I would benefit from going through this program. I used meth regularly for about six years; and when I went through treatment before, I immediately went back to using. Over the years there [...]

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Admissions Priority

Treatment admission prioritization for all programs, except for Civil Protective Custody Services, must be conducted in the following order:

  • 1. Pregnant injection drug users
  • 2. Pregnant substance abusers
  • 3. Non pregnant injection drug users
  • 4. All others

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    • Introduction | National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)www.drugabuse.govThe goal of drug abuse treatment is to stop drug use and allow people to lead active lives in the family, workplace, and community. One continual challenge, however, is keeping patients in treatment long enough for them to achieve this goal. That is why finding the right treatment for a person's spe…
    • Private Drug-Sniffing Dog Businesses Becoming More Popular Among Parents - Partnership for...www.drugfree.orgA growing number of parents are hiring private dog-sniffing businesses to find out if their teens are using illegal substances, NPR reports. The dogs are also being requested by schools, businesses, landlords and halfway houses.
    • Are you interested in being part of a quality addiction treatment team? We are currently seeking a part time (24-32 hrs) Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist to provide Medicaid expertise and oversight to our Outreach and Admissions Department. For more information email mburns@bristleconereno.com

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    Adult Drug Court
    704 Mill Street, Reno NV 89503
    *The Adult Drug Court is court-mandated treatment and not for admission by the public

    704 Mill Street
    Reno, NV 89503

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