Police lieutenant gives tools for avoiding online danger

By Teri Vance   Navigating the dangers lurking online can seem overwhelming, even impossible with the latest developments in technology. That’s why Lt. Raymond Spencer, commander of vice and sex trafficking sections with the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, created “The Dark Side of Social Media” presentation in 2011. “Many years ago, we noticed a [...]

Program gives staff, students tools to recognize suicide warnings

By Teri Vance   Partnership Carson City is providing Signs of Suicide training to interested secondary schools in the Carson City School District. “It’s a very short, quick intervention program that gives students and teachers a three-step tool to be able to recognize signs of a potential mental health crisis or suicide,” explained Hannah McDonald, [...]

2017-06-16T15:06:06+00:00 March 7th, 2017|News, Suicide Awareness|

Carson High School spreads suicide awareness

By Teri Vance   National statistics show that someone dies by suicide every 12 minutes in the United States. Those numbers were personalized at Carson High School on Wednesday. “We want to help students realize there is help, and there is a better life out there,” said Scarlett Baeza, 17. “This is a real thing.” [...]

2017-04-18T11:06:38+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Community, News, Suicide Awareness|