New rules proposed to enforce equal insurance coverage for behavioral health

The Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and the Treasury announce rules to better enforce the 2008 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, supporting insurance coverage for behavioral health services. The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) is a U.S. federal law that was enacted in 2008 as an amendment to […]

Recovery Friendly Workplace Spotlight – The LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada

The LGBTQ Community Center of Southern Nevada is a ‘haven for all’ – a welcoming and celebratory space where diversity and empowerment run amok. In the spirit of authenticity, The Center strives to empower all people to live unapologetically, safely, and authentically. This is evident in their designation as the first-ever non-profit to be designated […]

Supporting Rural Nevada – One Business At A Time

Over 22 million Americans struggled with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in the past year, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). In Nevada, the drug overdose mortality rate is sadly about three times higher than the national average.  And here is one more statistic that is eye-opening – about 70% of […]

The Coffee House That’s Supporting Recovery in Historic Boulder City

Nestled in the quaint downtown of Boulder City is a coffee shop that is much more than just a place to get your morning cup of java. Dam Roast House & Browder Bookstore inhabits the historic Browder building on Nevada Way and proudly offers a thoughtfully curated menu of drinks and eats to satisfy any […]

How Recovery-Friendly is YOUR Organization? 

It’s no secret that problematic substance use disorder (SUD) is a public health crisis in the United States. In 2021, more than 106,000 people in the U.S. died from a drug-involved overdose, including both criminalized drugs like fentanyl and prescription opioids. But what’s often overlooked is the fact that many people problematically using substances are […]

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Should Become a Recovery-Friendly Workplace 

Employers and business owners play a vital role in a person’s recovery from Substance Use Disorder (SUD). When people are gainfully employed, they are given a sense of structure, community, and purpose – all things that are necessary to a person’s recovery. A job also provides a person with a stable income and access to […]

The Center becomes a Recovery Friendly Workplace!

Group photo at The Center in Southern Nevada becoming a designated Recovery Friendly Workplace by Foundation for Recovery.

It is with great pride that we announce the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada as an early adopter for the Nevada Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative. A BIG shout out to The Center for joining this paradigm shift and for all the incredible work their team does in our community. By becoming a recovery friendly workplace, […]

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Southern Nevada Recovery Community Center

Our Activities Calendar

  • One-on-one Peer Recovery Support
  • Mutual Aid Meetings & Support Groups
  • Women’s Empowerment Workshops
  • GED or High school Equivalent Preparation
  • Overdose Prevention Training and naloxone (Narcan) Access Point
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Bus Passes
  • Recycled Clothing (Caring Closet)
  • Peer Recovery Support Specialist Training
  • Lounge Area
  • Classrooms & meeting spaces

The Southern Nevada Recovery Community Center offers several spaces open to the groups and organizations to rent for meetings, support groups, trainings, and events. Learn more or contact for more information.

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Person-Directed Recovery

Person-centered recovery is directed, as much as possible by the person – including decisions about who should be included in the process.  The planning identifies just a few small, but meaningful, short-term changes that the individual can focus on helping to reduce some of the barriers or challenges moving forward.  Person centered care should be central to all recovery frameworks.

*Adapted from Person-Centered Care and Planning by Neal Adams, MD, MPH, and Diane Grieder, M.Ed.