Vigil to Recognize and Prevent Overdose

To honor the upcoming International Overdose Awareness Day, the public is invited to a candlelight vigil this Thursday at Bob McFadden Plaza. The vigil begins at 7 p.m. and will feature a guest speaker and booths distributing information. Across the street, the Opioid Memorial Wall will be on display all week at the Capitol, on [...]

2019-08-27T15:49:42-07:00August 29th, 2019||

Opioid video distributed across state

By Teri Vance A new video being distributed across the state is aimed at sparking a larger discussion about opioid addiction and ways to combat it. “It’s such a big epidemic in Nevada,” said Sam Szoyka, training specialist for Partnership Carson City. “But, at the same time, no one is really talking about it.” Partnership [...]

2019-09-18T10:14:27-07:00August 7th, 2019|Drug Info, News|

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 [...]

2018-05-24T20:03:26-07:00April 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|