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Resources

Links to Local Resources & Articles

Ongoing Updates:

Part of therapy may include connecting you to the resources you need to help you lead the most satisfying life possible and increase wellbeing.
*This is by no means an exhaustive list, so if you work with me, I can certainly give you more personalized recommendations.

In Emergency situations, always Dial 911 first before contacting your therapist.

Here are some Informational, National, and Las Vegas Local Resources:
Suicide Crisis Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline1-800-274-8255

A 24-hour, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

Dial 211 on your cellphone for multiple local and emergency resources

Crisis Text Line: Text START to 741-741

Crisis Text Line is free, 24/7 support for those in crisis. Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor.

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888) 843-4564

The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Local Nevada and Southern Nevada Resources

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

CONTACT Crisis Support Services of Nevada:

Call or text 988 for free and confidential support. Support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Nevada 211
Call 211 on your phone or visit their website:

https://www.nevada211.org/mental-health-services/

- Provides crisis hotline numbers and resources & referrals for the following: psychiatric medication, psychological assessments or testing, Intensive Outpatient treatment, general counseling, child & youth counseling, dual diagnosis treatment, halfway houses, emergency mental health, and grief support.

Mobile Crisis Response Team

https://knowcrisis.com/

(702) 486-7865

"The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) was created to provide crisis intervention and short-term support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis."

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health
(meets the need for imminent services, psychiatric care, therapy, & resources)

https://dpbh.nv.gov/Programs/ClinicalBehavioralServ/Clinical_Behavioral_Services_-_Home/
General Phone: 775-684-4200
Email: dpbh@health.nv.gov

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health (SNAMHS) provides inpatient and outpatient services for adults living in Clark County and adults, children and adolescents in four southern rural communities – Mesquite and Laughlin.
Services include: Inpatient Acute Psychiatric, Mobile Crisis, Outpatient Counseling, Service Coordination, Intensive Service

Triage Care - for immediate mental health services:
https://dpbh.nv.gov/Reg/HealthFacilities/HF_-_Non-Medical/Community_triage_center/

-West Charleston Med Clinic (702) 486-6000

6161 West Charleston BLVD.

Las Vegas, NV 89146

CARE Coalition

https://carecoalitionnv.org/

"CARE Coalition's mission is to increase public awareness of the effects of drug and alcohol abuse by educating and supporting youth, adults, the community at large and drug prevention agencies in Clark County"

Nevada SNAMH and Division of Public and Behavioral Health Resources Link: 

https://dpbh.nv.gov/Community/Resources-New/

Sex, Sexual Health, and Intimate Partner or Domestic Violence Resources

 

*Nevada Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-500-1556

*SafeNest Las Vegas (LOCAL for DV Assistance)

(702) 877-0133

http://www.safenest.org/contact

"Promoting the eradication of domestic violence by providing confidential assistance including shelter, food, clothing, counseling, education, and other services to individuals experiencing domestic violence."
 

*The Shade Tree (LOCAL for DV Assistance)

https://theshadetree.org/about/
24/7 Intake Phone: 702-385-0072

 

*The National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-7233 | 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

"Highly trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship."


*The Center (LOCAL- The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada)

(702) 733-9800
https://thecenterlv.org/

"The Center is a community-based organization that supports and promotes activities directed at furthering the well-being, positive image, and human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community, its allies, and low to moderate income residents in Southern Nevada."

*Sex-Positive Sexual Health Resources:

https://sexpositivefamilies.com/resources/

*National Coalition for Sexual Freedom
https://ncsfreedom.org/

Support for the kink, non-monogamous, and alternative sexual and relationship expressions communities.

*Rape Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN):
(800) 656-HOPE / (800) 810-7440 (TTY)

"The nation's largest organization fighting sexual violence. RAINN carries out programs to prevent sexual violence, help victims, and ensure that perpetrators of violence are brought to justice."


Resources for Seniors:

*If you have attended my "Sex over 60 Presentation" for seniors about sexual wellness, email me for details & additional resources.

*CenterWell Senior Primary Care (11 Nevada Locations)
https://www.centerwellprimarycare.com/en/about-us.html

 

*More information on Sexual Wellness for Seniors: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/sexuality-and-intimacy-older-adults

 

*Comprehensive guide covering common mental health conditions in seniors and housing options for those affected. 
https://www.assistedliving.org/assisted-living-for-people-with-mental-health-disorders/.

Substance Abuse Related Resources:

*Substance Abuse and Mental Health Association (SAMSHA)

https://www.samhsa.gov/

1-877-726-4727 & 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)

A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Safety providing numerous resources pertaining to substance abuse and mental health.

*Find Reputable Treatment Near You through SAMSHA's Treatment Locator:

https://findtreatment.samhsa.gov/locator

*LGBTQIA+ Friendly Drug Rehab Facilities Directory:

https://drugrehabus.org/rehabs/treatment/lgbtqa/

Local Mental Health and Psychiatric Hospitals (Most open 24 hours):
 

Spring Mountain Treatment Center

7000 Spring Mountain Rd

Open 24 hours · (702) 873-2400
 

Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

3247 S Maryland Pkwy

Open 24 hours · (877) 663-7976

Seven Hills Behavioral Health Hospital

(844) 701-4077

3021 W Horizon Ridge Pkwy Henderson, NV 89052

Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital

Address: 1650 Community College Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89146

Phone(702) 486-4400

Other Therapist or Counseling Referrals:

 

*Cypress Tree Therapy Center
- Trusted clinicians in similar fields of work to myself. They can provide individual, couple, and youth counseling depending on the clinician and their specialties. If I am unable to take on new clients, I highly recommend selecting from these affirming colleagues:

Call (702) 381-6270 or visit their website https://cypresstreetherapycenter.com/therapists/


Once you are an established client, other referrals might be provided on an as-needed basis depending on circumstances, areas of need, and issues to be addressed. I cannot take responsibility for another clinician, diagnostician, or resource's work, but I sometimes am familiar with local names and entities that might be able to further help you, and I might be aware of some themes of their clinical processes. During our time working together, I might have referrals to other clinicians, psychiatrists, diagnosticians such as assessment professionals for ADHD/Neurodiversity/Learning Disabilities, interventionists, resources, family related services, evaluation specialists, and various other resources or sources of assistance and information to meet your needs.

Articles and Items of Interest:
The Science of Love by Dr. John Gottman - (Dr. Gottman is a good starting point for relationship research)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uazFBCDvVw

Dr. Brené Brown (therapist & researcher) on How to Reckon with Emotion and Change Your Narrative
http://www.oprah.com/omagazine/brene-brown-rising-strong-excerpt

 
Pop Culture Read about being in Therapy-
20 Things Your Therapist Isn't Telling You: http://a.msn.com/05/en-us/AAuRy48?ocid=se
 
Do you find yourself running yourself ragged? Do you ever stop to ponder your life or even enjoy it without feeling like you are going through the motions? So many clients bring up feeling more like a robot than they feel like themselves/a parent/an employee/a partner/ a friend. "Are you addicted to being busy?" an interesting read:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/owning-pink/201404/are-you-addicted-being-busy
Also "Why life is harder and busier than it has to be?":
http://www.marcandangel.com/2016/02/17/your-life-is-harder-and-busier-than-it-has-to-be/
Parenting Pyramid: How to help things go RIGHT when we are busy correcting what is wrong:​
http://www.krapu4.com/psy/PDF/ParentingPyramid.pdf
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