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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    Did you know that for every $1 invested in recovery, the community is saved an estimated $12 in criminal justice, social service, and healthcare costs? We are able to help individuals reclaim their life through support from donors like you! Click below to make a difference in your community.

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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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  • Congratulations to Kevin Quint who has been selected as Bureau Chief of Nevada's Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment Agency!
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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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    • 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
    • Heroine addiction is on the rise. Read here to learn more.Commentary: What You Need to Know About Heroin Addiction | The Partnership at Drugfree.orgwww.drugfree.orgA nonprofit organization working toward a vision where all teens and young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction.
    • Congratulations to Kevin Quint who has been selected as Bureau Chief of Nevada's Substance Abuse and Prevention Treatment Agency!

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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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