(775) 954-1400

704 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502

Interested in Treatment?

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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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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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

Our door is always open!

704 Mill Street
Reno, NV 89502-1321