Mock Teen Bedroom Exhibit

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, [...]

2020-01-21T09:11:22-08:00January 23rd, 2020||

Mock Teen Bedroom Exhibit

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, [...]

2020-01-21T09:11:21-08:00January 22nd, 2020||

Free yoga series continues pain management

Anyone is welcome to join Partnership Carson City for its second free Wellness Yoga series Mondays at 5:15 p.m. for one hour at the Carson City Community Center. All ages and genders can attend to take a physical and mental break as well as approach pain management in a holistic way, said Hannah McDonald, executive [...]

2019-12-29T22:40:25-08:00December 20th, 2019|Community, Events, Front Page News, Health, News, Prescription Drugs|

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 30th, 2019||

Vigil planned to recognize and prevent overdose

By Teri Vance   The public is invited to a candlelight vigil Thursday at Bob McFadden Plaza in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day. “The opioid epidemic is so huge, even in a town of our size,” said Samantha Szoyka, the youth program and outreach coordinator for Partnership Carson City. “As a community, we are [...]

2019-10-08T11:58:07-07:00August 25th, 2019|News|

Documentary sheds light on opioid addiction

By Teri Vance   Partnership Carson City is inviting the community to the premiere of “Voices of Opioid Addiction — A Retrospective” on Wednesday afternoon. “Opioids have become a scourge to Nevada families,” said Hannah McDonald, director of Partnership Carson City. “We’re hoping this film sheds light on the horrors of this drug and give [...]

2019-07-09T16:22:27-07:00April 19th, 2019|News|

Life-saving class offered by Partnership Carson City

By Teri Vance A training offered by Partnership Carson City on Wednesday could help save lives. The 30-minute lunchtime class will teach participants how to use the nasal spray Naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training will also include a history of opioids and an overview of the [...]

2019-02-02T10:14:57-08:00December 17th, 2018|Events, News|

Having wisdom teeth out could lead to opioid addiction

by Maggie Fox/NBC News Teens and young adults who get their first opioid prescription at the dentist — often when having their wisdom teeth out — are more likely to come back for more of the painkillers, researchers reported Monday. They found that nearly 7 percent of teens and young adults who got an opioid [...]

2019-01-15T15:00:43-08:00December 3rd, 2018|Drug Info, News|

Life-saving class offered: Naloxone training

This training could help save lives. The 30-minute lunchtime class will teach participants how to use the nasal spray Naloxone, a drug that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The training will also include a history of opioids and an overview of the law that protects people who administer the reversal drug. “So [...]

2018-11-05T16:02:07-08:00November 7th, 2018|, |