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 […]

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 one nonprofit is addressing mental health issues in Tonopah

Nevada Recovery Corps Member Boon Hem

Tonopah resident Boonn Hem is working to bring mental health support to the community through her work with [Foundation for Recovery’s Recovery Corps project]. The nonprofit organization provides mental health and substance abuse services to any adult age 18 and older in Nevada. “Community is what I’m working on in Tonopah right now,” Hem said. […]

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 […]