Substance Abuse: 775-825-HELP

Washoe County Students/Staff/Families Resources

Crisis Support Services of Nevada
Call: 1-800-273-8255 Text: “care” to 839863

Bereavement Program: Tears and Rainbows
(775) 770-3733
St Mary’s Hospice of Northern Nevada, Grief and loss support, All Ages
1st and 2nd Tuesdays @ 10:30 am to 11:30 pm, St Lutheran Church 7th St Reno NV
2nd and 4th Wednesdays @ 6:30pm to 8:00pm, 6900 Sierra Rose Dr Reno NV

Children’s Cabinet 
Phone: (775) 352-8090
Location: 777 Sinclair Street, Reno, NV
The Children’s Cabinet’s mission is to keep children safe and families together.
Crisis Intervention/Stabilization 12 PM-3 PM, Monday-Friday. Services for parents and youth, drop in or call ahead. 

F.A. T. H. E. R. S of Angels
One on one peer support for men

Grace Church
Phone: (775) 747-9000
Location: 1220 Robb Drive Reno NV
Grief Share Group: Ongoing, next session starts in January 2020

Grief Recovery Method  
(775) 972-9408
Generalized Grief and Loss class, 8 weeks long and class size is limited to 24 people
Summit Church, 7075 Pyramid Way, Sparks NV

Join Together Northern Nevada (JTNN)
(775) 324-7557
Location: 505 S. Arlington Ave. Suite 110, Reno, NV
9 am -5 am Monday – Friday
Our mission is to create a healthy drug-free community by building successful partnerships to support prevention education and outreach.

LEAD with Horses
(775) 223-5181
An equine-assisted support group will be scheduled for Friday afternoons for any affected students. A licensed counselor and experienced team will lead the group. 

(775) 852-3833
Location: 10300 Rio Wrangler Pkwy, Reno, NV

Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT)
(775) 688-1670
Hours of Operation: M-F 8am-8pm Sat-Sun 8am-6pm 
MCRT supports youth and families of youth under the age of 18 showing signs of behavioral or mental health issues that pose a threat to the child’s stability within their home, school or community.  

Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence (NCEDSV)
(775) 828-1115
Location: 250 S Rock Blvd Office, Reno, NV 89502 
The Nevada Coalition to END Domestic and Sexual Violence is a statewide voice advocating for the prevention and elimination of violence by partnering with communities.

Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention (NCSP)
Phone: (225) 756-6290
Email: OR
The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention (NCSP) is a statewide coalition dedicated to suicide prevention efforts and made possible through their members in the mental and physical health professions, business community, survivors, advocates, and other supporters. NCSP’s goal is to increase community knowledge and support suicide prevention through public awareness and education, to help save lives. 

Nevada Coalition on Problem Gambling
Phone: (702) 369-9740
The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to generate awareness, promote education and advocate for quality treatment and support resources for problem gambling in Nevada.  

Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center (NDALC)
Phone: (775) 333-7878
Location: 1875 Plumas Street #1, Reno, NV 89509
The Nevada Disability Advocacy & Law Center (NDALC) is a private, statewide non-profit organization that serves as Nevada’s federally-mandated protection and advocacy system for human, legal, and service rights for individuals with disabilities.

Nevada Pep
Phone: (775) 448-9950
Location: 4600 Kietzke Lane, I-202, Reno, Nevada 89502
Nevada Pep’s mission is to to increase the opportunities for home, community and school success for children with disabilities, including those who are at risk or who have serious emotional disturbances, their families and their service providers, through education, encouragement and empowerment activities.

Nevada Statewide Coalition Partnerships 
Working together to reduce the number of overdose deaths through community, family and prescriber education. Creating a Healthier Nevada.

Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition 
The mission of the Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition is to improve the health of all Nevadans by reducing the burden of tobacco use and nicotine addiction.

Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services (NNCAS)
Location: 2655 Enterprise Road, Reno NV
The Outpatient Services/Children’s Clinical Services provides community-based outpatient, individual and family oriented mental health services for children from 6 through 17 years of age.

QUEST Counseling
(775) 786-6880
Location: 3500 Lakeside Court, Suite 101, Reno NV
Quest Counseling offers substance use, mental health, and psycho-social evaluations for adolescents and adults.  They provide individual substance use counseling for adolescents and adults using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

Red Cross Psychological First Aid
1-877-272-7337 OR (775) 856-1000
The objective of psychological first aid is to calm down, comfort, and process what happened. This way, the victim and their family members are helped to cope and move on after the event.

Reno Behavioral Health
(775) 393-2200
Location: 6940 Sierra Center Pkwy, Reno, NV

Reno Christian Fellowship
Phone Glen Ziese:
(775) 830-8427
Location: 1700 Zolezzi Lane Reno NV

State of Nevada-Department of Health and Human Services
(775) 688-1670 OR (775) 688-1600 OR (775) 688-1481

Wraparound in Nevada (WIN)
Wraparound in Nevada (WIN), provides intensive community-based services to Severely Emotionally Disturbed Children (SED).

Solace Tree
(775) 324-7723
Grief and Loss Support Groups for Children, Bilingual volunteers
Solace Kids: Children ages 3-5 divided by the death that they have experienced, 75 minutes every other week. Talking circles and then they can express feelings and thought through play activities.
Kids Helping Kids: Children ages 6-13, divided by the death they have experienced. 75 minutes every other week.
Heart for Teens: Children ages 14-18, 75 minutes every other week.

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL)
24/7 Crisis Hotline:
(775) 784-8085
Crisis Support Services of Nevada 24/7, for family and friends of suicide victims

The Compassionate Friends of Reno – Siblings Corner
(775) 750-7005
Support group for loss of a child: Every 2nd Monday@ 7:00pm

Trauma Intervention Program INC. (TIP)
Phone: (775) 745-5514
Location: 325 Sunshine Lane Reno NV
24 hrs. Grief support, trauma and suicide: All ages, Bilingual Volunteers

Students, staff, or families that have HPN/SHL commercial insurance or HPN Medicaid and are in need of medical advice or direction can call telephone advice nurse line at 702-242-7330 or 1-800-288-2264, 24 hour/7 days a week. If they are in need of behavioral health support, they may contact HPN’s Behavioral Health Department- Behavioral Healthcare Options at 1-800-873-2246.

Washoe County Human Services Agency
(775) 785-8600
HSA can provide linkage and referral to services as well as short term therapy.  A clinical supervisor is available 7 days per week through the email provided above.

Washoe County Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST)
Contact Law Enforcement for immediate access or email 

West Hills Behavioral Health Hospital
Location: 1240 E. 9th Street, Reno, NV
West Hills Hospital will provider assessments for students, staff and families of Damonte High School at no cost.


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