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, [...]

Teens learn to spot signs of abuse

By Teri Vance Editor’s Note: This is one is a series of articles, Partners for Success, highlighting the agencies that make up Partnership Carson City, an alliance of resources dedicated to creating a healthy community. After watching a video in her freshman health class at Carson High School, Emily Tierney, 14, learned that some of [...]

2019-04-19T16:03:49-07:00March 31st, 2019|Community, News, Teen Health|

Mom of suicide victim reaches out to help others

By Teri Vance Alejandra Lopez thought she knew the signs of a person who may be suicidal. She assumed they would be despondent, talking about ending their lives and, as a final indication, would be giving away all of their precious possessions. Her son, Nick Cueto, 22, didn’t do any of those things. Nick [...]

2018-11-08T12:32:04-08:00September 21st, 2018|News, Suicide Awareness, Teen Health|

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 [...]

Safe and Sober New Year’s Eve for teens

In an effort to keep kids safe during New Year’s Eve celebrations, the Carson City Sheriff’s Office are offering middle and high school students a deal. If students invite school resource officers to their New Year’s Eve parties, the officers will, in turn, have pizza delivered to the party. Click here to view flyer

2017-01-05T20:21:13-08:00December 8th, 2016|Alcohol, Community, Teen Health|

Youth program grows under new coordinator

By Teri Vance Since taking over Partnership Carson City’s youth group One Up in September, Brooklyn Maw has seen it grow from seven members to 55. “When I was in high school, I didn’t even know this club existed,” said the 2013 Carson High School graduate. “I would have loved to have had a safe [...]

2016-12-26T15:27:07-08:00December 6th, 2016|Community, Teen Health|
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