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District attorney looks at steps to implement marijuana legalization

By Teri Vance As the Nevada Legislature resumes session this week, Carson City District Attorney Jason Woodbury and other officials are looking for clarification how to implement the legalization of recreational marijuana, which was approved by Nevada voters in November’s election. “We’re watching the Legislature closely,” Woodbury said. “It would be nice to have some [...]

2017-03-07T15:57:20+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Get the straight dope on recreational marijuana

Recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada’s 2016 election, but what does that mean and why don’t I see any stores to buy it? Partnership Carson City has answered 10 of your most pressing questions. 1. Where can I buy recreational marijuana? Nowhere ... yet. According to Question 2, the Department of Taxation has until Jan. [...]

2017-04-18T13:57:43+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Partnership Carson City looks forward to new year

By Teri Vance Carrying on its mission to create a healthier community, Partnership Carson City distributed about $1 million last year to community agencies and disposed of unused or expired prescription drugs during two annual drug roundups. “Prescription drugs are one of the worst public health problems we face,” said Kathy Bartosz, executive director of [...]

2017-02-13T10:36:06+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Community, Prescription Drugs|

Heroin deaths surpass gun homicides for the first time, CDC data shows

By Christopher Ingraham/Washington Post Opioid deaths continued to surge in 2015, surpassing 30,000 for the first time in recent history, according to CDC data released Thursday. Click here to read more

2017-02-08T15:48:16+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Drug Info, Heroin, News|

Mental Health Reform is a Law

The work of thousands of NAMI advocates has paid off. Congress heard NAMI’s voice through hundreds of thousands of phone calls, emails and tweets, and they answered. Now, more Americans will have access to the mental health care they need. Click here to read more

2016-12-26T15:05:19+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Mental Health, News, Uncategorized|

Las Vegas Sun: It may be legal, but marijuana use can still get you fired

By Chris Kudialis/Las Vegas Sun Sun, Dec 11, 2016 (2 a.m.) Although passage of Question 2 will make recreational marijuana use legal for people 21 and older in Nevada as of Jan. 1, employees can be fired for testing positive for the drug, state lawmakers said. Sen. Tick Segerblom says that while he believes the [...]

2017-02-08T15:02:36+00:00 December 11th, 2016|Drug Info, Marijuana, News|

Safe and Sober New Year’s Eve for teens

In an effort to keep kids safe during New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office are offering middle and high school students a deal. If students invite school resource officers to their New Year’s Eve parties, the officers will, in turn, have pizza delivered to the party. Click here to view flyer

2017-01-05T20:21:13+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Alcohol, Community, Teen Health|

Youth program grows under new coordinator

By Teri Vance Since taking over Partnership Carson City’s youth group One Up in September, Brooklyn Maw has seen it grow from seven members to 55. “When I was in high school, I didn’t even know this club existed,” said the 2013 Carson High School graduate. “I would have loved to have had a safe [...]

2016-12-26T15:27:07+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Community, Teen Health|

Mental health services survey

            NAMI Coverage4Care Survey – Participant Invitation Can you or a loved one get the mental health or substance use care you need? Do you have insurance that covers the costs of your care?  Take the Coverage4Care survey[surveymonkey.com] and tell us about your experiences. The survey takes about 20 minutes. Your answers will help us [...]

2016-12-11T21:29:20+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Events, Mental Health, News|