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Need Immediate Help in an Emergency?

If you or a loved one is in immediate danger calling 911 and talking with police may be necessary. It is important to notify the operator that it is a psychiatric emergency and ask for police officers trained in crisis intervention or trained to assist people in experiencing a psychiatric emergency.


Mental Health Crisis Hold Information

Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Nevada Hospital Association, & Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnership

The following PDFs contain information on navigating mental health crises in Nevada. Select the following links to view the PDFs:

Navigating Your Way Through a Mental Health Crisis Hold in Nevada (PDF)

Mental Health Crisis Holds (PDF)


NAMI HelpLine

1-800-950-6264 or info@nami.org

https://www.nami.org/help

The NAMI HelpLine can be reached Monday through Friday at 10 AM–6 PM EST.

The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals, and support to people living with a mental health condition, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers, and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained, and able to provide guidance.

  • They understand, many from their own experiences, listen, and offer support.
  • They are informed on NAMI Programs, NAMI Support Groups, and locate your local NAMI Affiliate.
  • They are trained to help identify the best resource options for your individual concern.
  • They are knowledgeable and a source of accurate information about relevant topics.
  • They care.

Crisis Text Line

Text NAMI to 741-741

Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255 or chat with Lifeline

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio

1-888-628-9454

Options for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1-800-799-4889

Veterans Crisis Hotline

1-800-273-8255 or Text 838255

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/


National Domestic Violence Hotline

http://www.thehotline.org/

1-800-799-7233

Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.


National Sexual Assault Hotline

1-800-656-4673

https://www.rainn.org/about-national-sexual-assault-telephone-hotline

Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.


National Center for PTSD

1-802-296-6300

http://www.ptsd.va.gov

Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs providing resources to individuals, family members, and providers on combat and non-combat-related PTSD.  Information includes types of trauma, treatment options, coping mechanisms, related problems. The website maintains a “Find a Therapist” finder. Offers a Helping a Family Member Who Has PTSD page in Spanish on its website.


The Sidran Institute

1-410-825-8888 ext. 102

http://www.sidran.org/

“Go-to” resources for PTSD-related conditions, including DID, dual diagnosis, self-injury, and suicide. Help Desk locates in-person support groups for people who have experienced trauma. Provides educational programming, resources for treatment, support, and self-help.


American Association of Suicidology

http://www.suicidology.org

National clearinghouse and directory for suicide resources, statistics, etc. Maintains an in-person support group finder for both attempts and loss survivors of suicide.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

1-888-333-2377

http://www.afsp.org/

Offers referrals to in-person support groups and mental health professionals for those having thoughts of suicide, those who have lost someone to suicide, and those who have attempted suicide; offers resources on loss; suicide prevention information.


The Buddy Project

www.buddy-project.org

Aims to prevent suicide and to provide self-harm alternatives by pairing people through social media as buddies and raising awareness for mental health.


Other Resources

Crises and Suicide

Boys Town National Hotline
1-800-448-3000

Teen Line
Text 839863 or email through this link

Alcohol

American Addiction Centers Resource
1-888-685-5770

Substance Abuse

SAMHSA’s National Helpline
1-800-662-4357

National Drug Helpline
1-844-289-0879

Poison Control
1-800-222-1222

Domestic Violence

Local Shelters

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-7233

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
1-800-422-4453

Apps

My3 (Available on iOS and Android) (Free)

https://my3app.org/

Recommended by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Designed for people who are depressed or suicidal, the app trains users to recognize suicide warning signs in themselves and others.  Prompts users to choose three close contacts that they would feel comfortable contacting when feeling particularly low. The app also helps users create a personal safety plan that encourages them to think through and list personal warning signs, coping strategies, and support networks. Also available in Spanish.

notOK (Available on iOS and Android) (Free)

https://www.notokapp.com/

A digital panic button service that connects users immediate support via text, phone call, or GPS location when struggling to reach out. The app features a large, red button that can be activated to let close friends, family, and their support network know help is needed. When users hit the digital panic button, a message along with their current GPS location is sent to their contacts. The message reads: “Hey, I’m not OK! Please call, text, or come find me.”

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