Next drug round-up October 19

By Aly Lawson The next prescription drug round-up is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19 in front of both Save Mart Supermarkets, Smith’s Food & Drug Store and FoodMaxx. This event helps protect the community with proper disposal of unused or expired prescription drugs, over-the-counter products, prescription liquids, pet medications, syringes and more. The effort is [...]

2019-09-19T14:47:46-07:00September 18th, 2019|Events, Front Page News, News, Prescription Drugs|

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|

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|

Life-saving class offered by Partnership Carson City

By Teri Vance A training offered by Partnership Carson City on Wednesday 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 of the [...]

2019-02-02T10:14:57-07:00December 17th, 2018|Events, 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|

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 [...]

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 [...]

2016-12-11T21:29:20-07:00November 29th, 2016|Events, Mental Health, News|

Roundup scheduled for prescription drugs and hypodermic needles

Volunteers will be collecting unused or outdated prescription medications, along with hypodermic needles, at three Carson City locations on Saturday. For the fifth year, Partnership Carson City will set up stations from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in front of both Save Mart Supermarkets and Smiths to collect prescription and over-the-counter medications, needles and pet medications. “Every [...]

2016-09-04T22:04:41-07:00August 30th, 2016|Drug Info, Events, News|