Programs and Services
Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by three national authorities — the National Council for Community
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Welcome to NAMI Nevada
(3 days ago) Welcome to NAMI Nevada - NAMI Nevada. Join us for the 1st Annual Virtual Fundraiser - DRIVE TO THRIVE January 22, 2021. The human condition requires basic care for any other organ in the body. With 43.8 million Americans reportedly experiencing mental illness in any given year, we can no longer consider it novel. 404K Nevadans are currently
Learning To Help Your Child And Your Family
(Just Now) Having a child with a mental health condition can be a challenge, but there are ways to help make things easier. Each year, 1 in 5 kids aged 13-18 experiences a mental health condition. This means many parents have faced similar challenges and experiences as you. Be Attentive Begin by taking notice of your children’s…
(2 days ago) Adult Mental Health Services. Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) 480 Galletti Way. Sparks, NV 89431. Phone: 775-688-2001. Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS) 6161 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89146. Phone: 702-486-6000.
Understanding Your Diagnosis
(2 days ago) A health care professional can do a number of things in an evaluation including a physical exam and long term monitoring to rule out any underlying medical conditions that may be causing symptoms. Once other medical conditions are ruled out, a person might be referred to a mental health professional that will use The Diagnostic and Statistical
(5 days ago) www.crisiscallcenter.org. Southern Nevada Resource Line. Nevada 2-1-1 – 24/7 Health and Human Services Referrals – Dial 2-1-1 or text your Zip Code to 898211. www.nevada211.org. Veterans Crisis Line. 1-800-273-8255 – Press 1. NAMI Information Line. (800) 950-NAMI. The Information HelpLine is an information and referral service available
Crisis Intervention Training
(2 days ago) Crisis Intervention Training. The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Program is a collaboration of professionals committed to assisting persons with behavioral health disorders (mental illness,developmental disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and addictive disease).
(7 days ago) Health Plan of Nevada Behavioral Healthcare Options Behavioral Healthcare Options (BHO) is the department within Health Plan of Nevada (HPN) that supports all of the responsibilities of mental health and substance abuse benefits for assigned HPN Medicaid recipients. BHO employs a full intake behavioral health call center,
Ways To Manage And Cope With Stress
(9 days ago) Katherine Ponte is a mental health advocate, writer, and entrepreneur. She is the founder of ForLikeMinds, the first online peer-based support community dedicated to people living with or supporting someone with mental illness and Peersights, a mental illness recovery coaching service for caregivers and their loved ones.
Family Member Arrested
(2 days ago) It is important your family member feels safe to speak openly with the mental health screeners. Criminal Justice Resources Consensus Project. The Consensus Project is a project of the Criminal Justice/Mental Health Information Network coordinated by the Council of State Governments Justice Center. It is an unprecedented, national effort to help
What Is Recovery
(Just Now) Health: overcoming or managing one’s disease(s) as well as living in a physically and emotionally healthy way; Home: a stable and safe place to live; Purpose: meaningful daily activities, such as a job, school, volunteerism, family caretaking, or creative endeavors, and the independence, income and resources to participate in society; and
Mental Health First Aid
(7 days ago) Mental Health First Aid. Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid USA is managed, operated, and disseminated by three national authorities — the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the Maryland Department of
About NAMI Nevada
(1 days ago) About NAMI Nevada. NAMI Nevada is the state organization, located in Reno. The state office oversees there affiliates: NAMI Northern Nevada (Reno, Sparks, Washoe County), NAMI Western Nevada (Carson City, Douglas County and rural counties), and. NAMI Southern Nevada (Clark County).
(8 days ago) A family-based, grassroots support and advocacy organization. Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) Awareness Week May 5, 2021. This Mental Health Month, we are proud to recognize the first full week of May (2-8) 2021, as Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) Awareness …
Navigating a Mental Health Crisis
(5 days ago) Crises can occur even when treatment plans have been followed and mental health professionals are involved. Unfortunately, unpredictability is the nature of mental illness. Unlike other health emergencies, people experiencing mental health crises often don’t receive …
Types of Mental Illness
(4 days ago) Serious mental illnesses include major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), panic disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and borderline personality disorder. The good news about mental illness is that recovery is possible. Mental illnesses can affect persons of any age, race, religion or income.
Millennials And Mental Health
(9 days ago) Millennials are more likely to talk about mental health than their parents or grandparents. As more people speak out, the stigma surrounding mental illness is beginning to lessen. Word is spreading through social media that mental health is an important part of overall well …
Preventing And Preparing For a Mental Health Crisis
(5 days ago) As an alternative to calling 911 in a mental health crisis, a person may call a CIT. According to CIT International, a CIT is a “community partnership of law enforcement, mental health and addiction professionals, individuals who live with mental illness and/or …
Facts & Figures
(8 days ago) Health Plan of Nevada, 1-800-962-8074 whose behavioral healthcare is provided by Human Behavior Institute. Amerigroup, 1-800-600-4441. whose behavioral healthcare is provided by Well Care. Silver Summit Healthplan 1-844-366-2880. If the individual does not have insurance, the State behavioral healthcare system is Northern Nevada Adult Mental
Is This Recovery
(Just Now) By Gabrielle Szynski | Feb. 05, 2020 “One last thing: I congratulate you on your journey of recovery.” Recover: Verb, to return to a normal state of health, mind or strength. A normal state of mind? Had I really gone back to that? Was I…normal again? I stare at the Facebook message, re …
(7 days ago) Volunteer Sign-Up. Thank you for your interest in volunteering. NAMI Nevada appreciates the hard work and commitment from everybody who donates their time to help us continue our effort in helping everybody affected by mental illnesses. New volunteers are required to attend a Volunteer Orientation.
It’s Okay To Not Be Okay, Even If You Are A Professional
(8 days ago) Jessica Smiley, MSW, LCSW currently works in a community mental health center and is the Director of Youth Ministries at her church. She is passionate about spreading mental health awareness, suicide prevention and speaking up against stigma related to mental health.
Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) Awareness Week
(Just Now) This Mental Health Month, we are proud to recognize the first full week of May (2-8) 2021, as Tardive Dyskinesia (TD) Awareness Week to help increase awareness and support people living with this burdensome condition. Tardive dyskinesia, or TD, is a condition of uncontrollable movements affecting the face, torso, and/or other body parts.
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC
(6 days ago) • Outpatient mental health and substance use services • Outpatient primary care clinic screening and key health indicators/health risk monitoring • Care management • Psychiatric rehabilitation services • Peer support, counselor services, family supports • Intensive, community-based mental health care for
(Just Now) 2018 Board of Directors. President – Steve Shell, [email protected]naminevada.org. Vice-President – Tom McCourt. Secretary – Kat Miller. Treasurer – Bob Seale. Immediate Past President – Rick Porzig. Vacant. Multicultural Chair. Donna M. Shibovich.
Nevada System of Care
(6 days ago) mental health problems, and functional impairment (home, school, family) Psychiatric caseworker evaluates family strengths and needs in social, emotional, medical, educational, and related areas Team engages youth/family in safety planning and formulates a plan to assist family in
Family to Family Classes
(Just Now) The NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program is a free, 12-week course for family caregivers of individuals with severe mental illnesses. The course is taught by trained family members. All instruction and course materials are free to class participants. Over 300,000 family members have graduated from this national program.
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics
(Just Now) 2014 Excellence in Mental Health Act • Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA): enacted on April 1, 2014 • Section 223 of the PAMA includes provisions of the Excellence in Mental Health Act • Established federal funding for states to transform the delivery of behavioral health and primary health care for children and adults
(Just Now) NAMI Homefront is a class for families, partners and friends of military service members and veterans experiencing a mental health challenge. The course is designed specifically to help these families understand those challenges and improve the ability of participants to support their service member or …
Resource Guide for At-Risk Individuals Launched by PFCD
(9 days ago) Resource Guide for At-Risk Individuals Launched by PFCD . PFCDcovid19Resources Older people and people living with chronic conditions are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19. Chronic disease and aging impact an individual’s immune system, making fighting the …
(2 days ago) NAMI Connection Recovery Support Groups are free, peer-led support groups for adults living with mental illness. NAMI-trained facilitators who also live with mental illness help participants gain insight and support by leading a discussion about the challenges and successes of those in the group.
Reentry Policy Council
(6 days ago) Reentry Policy Council. From Reentry Policy Council By Staff. The Reentry Policy Council (RPC) was established in 2001 to assist state government officials grappling with the increasing number of people leaving prisons and jails to return to the communities they left behind. The RPC was formed with two specific goals in mind: To develop bipartisan policies and principles for elected officials
(8 days ago) Legislative Advocacy. You will learn how to properly address and interact with policymakers in a respectful and. productive manner. Be prepared, know your issue, know your policymaker, and plan for. your meeting ahead of time. Show appreciation for their time, use person first positive. language identify the need/problem, tell your story
Social Workers in Schools (SWxS) State Block Grant Nevada
(9 days ago) workers or other licensed mental health workers in schools (final = $17 Million) Accompanied the Governor’s initiatives to revise the state’s anti-bullying laws (Hailee’s Law) Included the requirement that those positions go to schools with identified needs …
Give $5, Share 5
(8 days ago) Give $5 to support mental health, send 5 virtual high-fives to raise awareness. May is Mental Health Month and we know that with COVID-19 so many people urgently need help as they deal with the virus, social isolation, and financial hardships. Will you join us in our “Give 5, Send 5” campaign.
(9 days ago) For Families. The following NAMI programs are designed to educate and support families: The NAMI Support Group model (formerly called the “Family-to-Family Support Group model”) operates differently than other, more traditional “share-and-care” groups.
First Episode Psychosis Programs
(8 days ago) NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental
Amerigroup’s Behavioral Health Initiatives
(3 days ago) Behavioral Health Focus on Inpatient Beginning Q2 2016 Initiatives to Reduce Admission/Re-Admission Meetings with Hospital Staff and Psychiatrist Review of monthly admit/readmit data trends for the facility Reviewed highest utilizing member trends Discussion discharge plan approaches to address trends Staff coordinating aftercare with WellCare, Case Managers and Hospitals
School Social Worker/Safe School Professional (SSW/SSP
(8 days ago) Developing School-Based Mental Health Services using Multi-Tier Systems of Support Model Brief interventions 9-12 weeks School Based Mental Health Team Systems Theory –Student, School, Family, Community 4 pilot schools 2 schools sites have two SWxS one Clinical and one non-clinical 2 school sites have one Clinical Intern