Light Your Own Candle Virtual Memorial

Partnership Carson City is honoring those who have lost their life to an overdose with a Facebook live event Thursday, August 27 at 6 p.m. The event coincides with International Overdose Awareness Day. “This is a very real problem for many and especially difficult for those that have lost a loved one,” said Hannah McDonald, [...]

Finding Stacia: A story of addiction and survival

Part III: A breath of new life   This is the third in a series about Stacia Nepper, the new deputy director for Partnership Carson City. She hopes her story of overcoming addiction will inspire others to seek help. Reach her or find additional resources at pcccarson.org.   By Teri Vance   In the chaos [...]

2020-04-17T10:42:57-07:00January 17th, 2020|Adult Health, Community, Events, Health, Meth, News|

Finding Stacia: A story of addiction and survival

Part II: Evaporating into the "meth cloud"   This is the second in a series about Stacia Nepper, the new deputy director for Partnership Carson City. She hopes her story of overcoming addiction will inspire others to seek help. Reach her or find additional resources at pcccarson.org.   By Teri Vance   Once the funeral [...]

Finding Stacia: A story of addiction and survival

Part I: Losing Anthony   This is the first in a series about Stacia Nepper, the new deputy director for Partnership Carson City. She hopes her story of overcoming addiction will inspire others to seek help. Reach her or find additional resources at pcccarson.org.   By Teri Vance   “Anthony’s gone.” The words floated through [...]

Nevada’s death rate from meth, other stimulants highest in nation

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports: Nevada’s amphetamine death rate is highest in the nation and will soon eclipse the state’s prescription opioid death rate if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Read more

2019-04-19T14:40:26-07:00March 30th, 2018|Heroin, Meth, News|
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