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 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the community center.

Open to adults, 18 and over, who have PTSD

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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