Resource List: Stigma, Suicide, and Solutions to Our Youth Mental Health Crisis

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.


4H Mental Health Resource List

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Addressing Youths' Mental Health Needs Resource List

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Washoe County School District Counselling Office

Counseling and School Social Work WCSD Spanish:

Emergency Services:

For emergencies, call 9-1-1.

For non-emergencies:

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 Crisis Support Services of Nevada’s staff and volunteers are here 24/7/365. You matter.