Mental Health

Overview

Mental health affects everyone. On this page, learn about what resources throughout the community can help you.

Statistics based on the Nevada 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

  • Percentage of students who felt so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that they stopped doing some usual activities during the past 12 months: 2001 – 24 percent, 2003 – 24 percent, 2005 – 22 percent, 2007 – 18 percent, 2009 – 23 percent.
  • Percentage of students who made a plan about how they would attempt suicide during the past 12 months: 2001 – 12 percent, 2003 – 13 percent, 2005 – 12 percent, 2007 – 11 percent, 2009 – 12 percent.
  • Percentage of students who actually attempted suicide one or more times during the past 12 months: 2001 – 8 percent, 2003 – 6 percent, 2005 – 6 percent, 2007 – 6 percent, 2009 – 9 percent.

Resources in Douglas County

(775) 445-7350

24-Hour Crisis Line: (775) 885-8866

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Meets the second and fourth Wednesdays monthly at the community center, starting at 9:30 a.m.

Meets Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. at the Carson Valley Medical Center – Vitality For Life (second floor)

Mobile Outreach Safety Team

(775) 782-5162

Crisis intervention, evaluation and connection to services

Thursdays only

(775) 440-1626

24/7 Crisis Helpline: (775) 784-8090

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Meets the second and fourth Tuesdays monthly 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Partnership Douglas County’s Office (1625 Highway 88, Suite 104 Minden, NV)

Open to adults, 18 and over, who have PTSD. Sessions are free of charge. For more information call Suicide Prevention Network at (775) 783-1510.

PTSD Support Group Dates:

June 9 and 23

July 14 and 28

August 11 and 25

September 8 and 22

October 13 and 27

November 10 and 24

December 8 and 22

Meets the first Thursday monthly 6-7:30 p.m. at 1625 NV-88 #203, Minden, NV

For more information, please contact the Suicide Prevention Network at (775) 783-1510.

Nevada: (775) 782-4202

California: (530) 541-2445

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The Center for Eating Disorders at Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital serves adults who are experiencing mental and physical impacts related to eating disorders.

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(800) 448-9454

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Telephone triage, crisis response, crisis stabilization and aftercare

(775) 688-1670

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