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Sharon Chamberlain, CEO Celebrates 10 Years at Northern Nevada HOPES

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Northern Nevada HOPES’ Chief Executive Officer, Sharon Chamberlain, is celebrating 10 years leading the organization through tremendous expansion and providing services to thousands of Nevadans. Chamberlain has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Northern Nevada HOPES since August 2011. Under Sharon’s leadership, HOPES has evolved from a small HIV…

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Overdose Awareness Day

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International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. The training and discussion will be hosted by HOPES Behavioral Health Provider/MAT Program Coordinator, Danica Pierce, LCSW, CADC-Intern, Change…

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National Immunization Awareness Month

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National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) is an annual observance held in August to highlight the importance of vaccination for people of all ages. Did you know vaccines have prevented many infectious diseases and associated deaths? Vaccines not only help the person receiving them but those who are around them through…

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Patients benefit everyday from the onsite art programs at HOPES.

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At HOPES, we say it all the time and witness it every day, an individual’s health is much more than medical care alone. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, HOPES provides integrated medical and wellness services, with a focus on lowering barriers for underserved communities. Our onsite wellness services include…

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Learning to Smile Again

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Alex Johnson felt like he was living the dream. He had a nice house, was happily married, had two children in high school who were doing great, and was the primary caregiver for his parents who both had Alzheimer's disease. He was the type of guy who gave out crisp...
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Making a Home

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Drinking a cup of coffee from Starbucks and catching up on Game of Thrones. That is what Daniel was looking forward to when he was released from prison on a quiet Sunday morning in July. Just a short three months later, Daniel’s thoughts were on how he could get back…

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A Survivor Gains Hope

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Ronnie Harrison’s life changed on April 19, 1995 when he witnessed the Oklahoma City bombing. Before the bombing Ronnie had a stable life: he was proudly serving as a federal court clerk, had his own home and car and was raising two foster children, getting them ready to go off...
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Regaining Independence

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HOPES was there for L.B. Tate L.B. Tate has become a beloved face when he rolls up to the front desk at HOPES. He’s always upbeat, happy and is known to be a bit of a flirt. Though he has made a lot of friends with HOPES staff, his closest...
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The Road To Better Health

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Kathleen’s brave decision to leave her decades-long abusive relationship had left her homeless – and the world outside was not kind to Kathleen. The shelters she stayed in provided food and a bed, but offered no programs to help a single woman get back on her feet. The free clinics...
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Baby Alvaro

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HOPES Welcomes a New Family When baby Alvaro suddenly landed in his Uncle Jose’s care, he felt overwhelmed. Jose did have the help of his mother, but it has been ages since she cared for a newborn and they didn’t have any milk, diapers or a crib for Alvaro. When...
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