5k Walk for Suicide Prevention

Partnership Carson City is teaming up with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention for Carson City’s fourth 5k Walk for Suicide Prevention. The walk will be 10 a.m. Sept. 15, beginning at the Bob McFadden Plaza, 223 W. Third St. Every 12 minutes someone dies by suicide. Suicide [...]

2018-09-10T17:51:35+00:00September 10th, 2018|Community, Front Page News, News, Suicide Awareness, Uncategorized|

Field day to promote mental health

By Teri Vance National statistics show that one in five adults suffers a mental health disorder in any given year in the United States. “We all know somebody,” said Tasha Martel, outreach coordinator for Partnership Carson City. “It’s not just the people who have to be medicated. So many people suffer from situational depression or [...]

2018-06-20T18:42:43+00:00May 11th, 2018|News, Uncategorized|

Nevada opioid task force reviews statewide efforts

Combating opioid abuse has been one of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s top priorities over the last few years — and promises to remain one even as he enters his final months in office. The governor called a second meeting of his Opioid State Action Accountability Task Force on Wednesday to receive an update on the state’s four-pronged [...]

2018-05-24T20:03:26+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Events planned to raise suicide awareness

By Teri Vance Gracie Woodward, 16, will spend the rest of her life mourning her brother who took his own life in August 2015. But she will also spend the rest of her life helping to prevent similar tragedy.  “I wish I would have known he was going through something,” she said. “I don’t think [...]

2017-10-10T12:26:30+00:00September 6th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

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+00:00December 26th, 2016|Mental Health, News, Uncategorized|

Colorado offers cautionary lessons for Nevada on recreational pot use

By COLTON LOCHHEAD LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL DENVER — Just beyond the Rocky Mountains, an industry that once conjured images of dank basements and back-alley deals is blossoming under state regulation. After a sluggish start in sales following the 2012 vote to decriminalize marijuana, Colorado’s pot trade — and corresponding tax revenue — is booming as [...]

2016-12-06T14:40:10+00:00October 16th, 2016|Marijuana, News, Uncategorized|