Updated: May 11
Did you know that children and teenagers have far less access to mental health and substance abuse services in Nevada than in most other states? And that Mental Health America ranked Nevada 51st among states in seven categories of youths at risk? Psychological and emotional disturbances, substance abuse disorders, major depressive episodes and suicide rates are on the rise statewide. Learn what is what is being done to battle this growing issue.
Please use this list of incredible local, regional, and national resources to help you and your loved ones navigate mental health concerns.
You do not need to go it alone.
SUICIDE, MENTAL HEALTH, COMMUNITY RESOURCES
4H Mental Health Resource List
Addressing Youths' Mental Health Needs Resource List
Washoe County School District Counselling Office
Counseling and School Social Work WCSD Spanish: https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/3909
For emergencies, call 9-1-1.
Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3001
City of Reno Police at 775-324-2121
City of Sparks Police at 775-353-2231.
Crisis Support Services of Nevada - It is normal to feel anxious at times like this. If you or someone you know is struggling and needs help, call 1 (800) 273-8255 or the local number 775-784-8090, text LISTEN to 839863 or check out our website at https://cssnv.org/ Crisis Support Services of Nevada’s staff and volunteers are here 24/7/365. You matter.