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, […]

Ex-addict who found hope at Mission High now eager to help others

A small crowd quieted as Landynn Meyers stepped up to the microphone at an event commemorating the victims of drug overdoses. “My name is Landynn; I’m kind of nervous,” he said before diving into a painstaking summary of his young life: the abuse that led him to start drinking and smoking marijuana, the harder drugs […]

Meet our new board chairman

Can you tell us a little about your background and connection to our cause? Born and raised in Baltimore Maryland, I never knew my father and only saw my mother 6 times in my life. My grandmother raised me. I was good in school and an athlete, but I also loved the street life. I […]

NV Energy Supporting Community Recovery Services in times of COVID-19

The NV Energy Foundation has long supported Nevada nonprofits providing services to address food insecurity, workforce development, safe housing, emotional and social support for youth, and other areas of supportive services for Nevada residents. When our communities were hit the hardest during the global pandemic, NV Energy stepped up to award grants to local nonprofits […]

A Change in Leadership

Male Speaker On The Stage

Dear friends, supporters, and community members: Over the past three years, I have had the extraordinary honor of serving as executive director at Nevada’s statewide recovery community organization, Foundation for Recovery (FFR). Each year filled with an abundance of new connections, growth, and opportunity. With your help and support, we have furthered the mission of […]

Crisis De-Escalation and Conflict Resolution

Adult students with hands clasped sitting on chair

About the training Learn Crisis de-escalation/conflict resolution skills to successfully de-escalate behavioral health crisis incidents. This one-hour training is part of the Foundation for Recovery Faith-Based Initiative series. These no cost trainings are available now to your communities. How can these skills be useful? Conflict resolution and crisis de-escalation skills are useful to have as […]

Peer Recovery in the Emergency Department: a unique partnership that saves lives

I received a call from a nurse at Dignity Neighborhood Hospital. There was a patient who was admitted for alcohol-related illness, and he had been there before for the same condition. He requested a treatment program. The gentleman was about to get discharged and did not want to leave because he felt that he was […]

Nevada’s Unique Partnership Places Peer Recovery Coaches in Dignity Health’s Neighborhood Hospital Emergency Departments

April 19, 2019  Nevada’s Unique Partnership Places Peer Recovery Coaches in Dignity Health’s Neighborhood Hospital Emergency Departments Every single day 192 families throughout the United States lose a loved one to drug overdose. Foundation for Recovery (FFR) and Dignity Health are joining forces with ConnectED to help address the nation’s worst public health crisis of […]

Recovery In Sin City

I hear this question all the time, “How do people stay in recovery in Sin City?” Flashing lights, 24-hour liquor stores, strip clubs galore, gaming at every corner, and now legal marijuana. Las Vegas, NV is defined as an adult playground, or as publicized, the City of Sin. A wealth of people could fit the […]