Teachers and Senior Citizens School Supply and Decorations Shop Day

Partnership Carson City is showing appreciation for Carson City’s teachers and senior citizens with a school supply and decorations giveaway. JOANN Fabrics and Crafts generously donated several boxes of seasonal holiday decorations and PCC is including an assortment of school supplies available for use. The Teacher and Senior Citizen Shop Day takes place Saturday, Dec. [...]

2020-12-21T10:36:49-08:00December 3rd, 2020|Community, Events, Mental Health, News|

Free Wellness Yoga Now Available Online

Partnership Carson City is now offering its popular Wellness Yoga classes online. This free yoga series takes place at 5:15 p.m. each Monday, excluding holidays. Instructions for joining the sessions are available at pcccarson.org. The classes are recorded and available online afterward. The course is taught by independent contractor Adria White. This publication was supported [...]

Suicide Prevention Virtual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope

Suicide Prevention Virtual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope Facebook Live Saturday, Sept. 12 at 9 a.m. Partnership Carson City, inspiring a healthy community through education and prevention, is teaming up with the Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention (NCSP) and the Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention (NOSP) to remember those lost through suicide for the [...]

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, [...]

Free family engagement webinar series

Partnership Carson City is teaming up with Carson High School, presenting a free family engagement webinar series to help promote health and wellness for youth and adults alike. This ongoing series starts May 7 through June 3 with all programs held at 6 p.m. via Zoom conference call. The topics are designed to help promote [...]

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|
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