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Mock teen bedroom helps parents spot warning signs

Partnership Carson City youth high school program participant Nancy Mejorado, 17, is creating a mock teenage bedroom for parents and community leaders to better know how to spot drugs among youth belongings. The mock bedroom, which is Mejorado’s Carson High School senior project, opens to the public 2:30-7 p.m. Jan. 22-23 at Partnership’s main office, [...]

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 [...]

Researchers close in on new depression mechanism

One key characteristic of clinical depression is anhedonia, the complete lack of pleasure in things and activities that used to be rewarding. A new study in rats has now uncovered an important biological factor that contributes to this state. The World Health Organization (WHO) state that across the world, more than 300 million people of all ages [...]

2019-08-27T15:48:47-07:00May 24th, 2019|Mental Health, News, Suicide Awareness|

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 Reform is a Law

The work of thousands of NAMI advocates has paid off. Congress heard NAMI’s voice through hundreds of thousands of phone calls, emails and tweets, and they answered. Now, more Americans will have access to the mental health care they need. Click here to read more

2016-12-26T15:05:19-08:00December 26th, 2016|Mental Health, News, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

2016-12-11T21:29:20-08:00November 29th, 2016|Events, Mental Health, News|