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:
1-800-950-6264 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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
NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE
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
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
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
“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
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
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
Aims to prevent suicide and to provide self-harm alternatives by pairing people through social media as buddies and raising awareness for mental health.
Crises and Suicide
Boys Town National Hotline
Text 839863 or email through this link
American Addiction Centers Resource
SAMHSA’s National Helpline
National Drug Helpline
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
My3 (Available on iOS and Android) (Free)
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)
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.”