Crisis Response System

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be: thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress. People can call or text 988 or chat for themselves or if they are worried about a loved one who may need crisis support.

Mobile Crisis Response Teams

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. MCRT provides short-term counseling and case management until they can connect families with long-term providers and peer support.

Crisis Stabilization Centers

Crisis Stabilization Centers are triage and assessment, short-term psychiatric stabilization and/or medical detoxification services. They are available 24/7 for adults over the age of 18., with most individuals deemed stable and safe for discharge to resources in their community within 23 hours. Community support services will be offered onsite, including: linkage to Medicaid enrollment, case management, primary care, outpatient therapy, housing, and more.

  • Location(s) for planned sites: Renown (Reno)

Proposed Regulations - 988 Telecommunications Fee - Senate Bill 390

Proposed Amendments to NAC 458 (R117-22)

Proposed Amendments to NAC441A (R153-22)