The Great Basin College Veterans Resource Center hosts services, referrals, training and connections for military veterans and their families. The center is active in supporting deployed military as well. Jennifer Koopman is the Center Coordinator, John White is Assistant Coordinator and Matt McCarty is the GBC Foundation Director.
“Zero Suicides Elko County,” facilitator Lynette Vega and Elko Central Dispatch 9-1-1 operator Colleen Piacitelli talked about heightening awareness for the prevention of suicide. Elko county has experienced a surge in suicide deaths of people of all ages in recent months. Intervention is a community effort with ongoing collaboration, more state participation and allocation of