Free yoga series loosens up Mondays

Anyone is welcome to join Partnership Carson City for its free Wellness Yoga series, beginning Monday, Nov 4 at 5:15 p.m. for one hour at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. Williams St. “All ages, genders — absolutely anyone is encouraged to come and take a physical and mental break with us,” said Hannah [...]

2019-11-13T17:27:05-08:00November 2nd, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Drug round-up collects hundreds of items

Connie Biba, of Genoa, drops off unused medications to Ron Swirczek, a board member of Partnership Carson City, during the fall drug round-up at Save Mart in Carson City on Oct. 19. Officials collected 273 pounds of medicine and 114 pounds of needles during the round-up event at three locations. In addition to the biannual [...]

2019-10-28T14:44:27-07:00October 28th, 2019|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Talking to kids about being drug-free

Our Hispanic Outreach Coordinator Diana Alonso talked with third graders at Empire Elementary School on Tuesday. Students were encouraged to sign a pledge to be drug-free as part of the Red Ribbon Campaign. The campaign organization shares that children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use [...]

2019-10-28T14:42:20-07:00October 23rd, 2019|Community, Drug Info, Events, Front Page News, Health, News|

Free summit offers public safety CE

By Aly Lawson A free continuing education opportunity for those in public safety is available at the 2nd Annual National Summit of State Tip Lines: Intersection of Law Enforcement, Education and Mental Health. The Oct. 22-24 conference in Reno will have speakers and deliberations on topics such as preventing school shootings, tip line operations and [...]

2019-10-08T15:15:16-07:00October 8th, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, News|

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. [...]

2019-10-23T16:38:42-07:00September 10th, 2019|Community, Events, 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 [...]

2019-03-08T15:54:14-08:00February 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 [...]

2019-02-02T10:15:17-08:00November 5th, 2018|Community, Drug Info, Events, News, Prescription Drugs|