Suicide awareness walk takes steps Saturday

By Aly Lawson The 13th annual “Walk in Memory – Walk for Hope” suicide prevention awareness walk will occur Sept. 14 in the Bob McFadden Plaza, with registration starting at 9 a.m. Walk participants are asked to donate $20 per individual. All donations are used to help fund National Coalition for Suicide Prevention programs statewide. [...]

2019-09-19T14:37:43-07:00September 10th, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, News, Suicide Awareness|

Partnership Carson City calling for grant requests

Partnership Carson City is releasing a Request For Applications, and nonprofit or tribal entities are encouraged to apply for funds for primary prevention programs relating to substance-abuse prevention and education. The funds are provided through the Division of Public and Behavioral Health's Substance Abuse and Treatment Agency State General Fund and Federal Block Grant. “Please [...]

2019-07-03T11:34:38-07:00April 19th, 2019|Community, News|

Teens learn to spot signs of abuse

By Teri Vance Editor’s Note: This is one is a series of articles, Partners for Success, highlighting the agencies that make up Partnership Carson City, an alliance of resources dedicated to creating a healthy community. After watching a video in her freshman health class at Carson High School, Emily Tierney, 14, learned that some of [...]

2019-04-19T16:03:49-07:00March 31st, 2019|Community, News, Teen Health|

Submit Letter of Intent to Apply for Carson City grant funding

Carson City is now accepting Letters of Intent to Apply for their Community Services Grant Program. If you are a non-profit organization or government agency – you may qualify! Proposals must meet one of the following critical needs of the community: Mental health/substance or domestic abuse services Youth services Disabled services Health/dental services Senior services [...]

2019-03-08T15:54:14-07:00February 1st, 2019|Community, Events, News|

Eagle Valley students SOAR in service to others

By Teri Vance Patrons needing to check into the homeless shelter in Carson City will find a helpful surprise waiting for them. Students in Eagle Valley Middle School’s SOAR program assembled goodie bags containing water, juice, granola bars, socks, soap toothpaste and other toiletries for those seeking shelter at the St. Teresa of Avila Catholic [...]

2019-03-31T19:25:57-07:00January 11th, 2019|Community, News|

Life-saving class offered

By Teri Vance A training offered by Partnership Carson City on Wednesday, Nov. 7, could help save lives. The 30-minute lunchtime class will teach participants how to use the nasal spray Naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training will also include a history of opioids and an overview [...]

2019-02-02T10:15:17-07:00November 5th, 2018|Community, Drug Info, Events, News, Prescription Drugs|

Alcohol compliance checks over holiday weekend

Over Nevada Day weekend the Carson City Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with Partnership Carson City, will be conducting alcohol compliance checks. Minors used as decoys will be sent into local businesses in Carson City who have liquor licenses. The minors will attempt to purchase alcohol, using their real identification, said CCSO Deputy Jarrod Adams. The [...]

2018-11-01T17:31:17-07:00October 25th, 2018|Adult Health, Alcohol, Community, News|

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 [...]

2018-11-08T12:31:52-07:00September 10th, 2018|Community, News, Suicide Awareness, Uncategorized|

Memorial wall to bring attention to opioid deaths

By Teri Vance   A new display in front of the state Capitol is designed to bring awareness to the opioid crisis across Nevada and the nation. “Friday is International Overdose Awareness Day,” explained Samantha Szoyka, the youth program coordinator for Partnership Carson City. “We wanted to educate the community about this crucial issue. We [...]

2018-11-08T12:31:41-07:00August 30th, 2018|Community, Drug Info, News, Prescription Drugs|

Partnership Carson City Drug Roundup April 28

Partnership Carson City’s biannual drug roundup will be held April 28. All pills must be brought in a bottle or plastic bag. Needles should be enclosed in a hard plastic container with a lid or cap, such as a coffee can or a laundry detergent bottle. WHAT: Prescription Drug Roundup WHEN: Saturday, April 28 • 9 [...]

2018-04-28T16:30:41-07:00April 24th, 2018|Community, News|