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.

988 Fees Accountability Report

The 988 fees accountability report is an effort by the Bureau of Behavioral Health, Wellness, and Prevention to keep the public informed of the amount of fees collected on a monthly basis. These fees are the amount of money collected by the state that is being directed to the 988 program.

June 2023  $    555,729.31
July 2023 $ 1,308,397.15
Aug. 2023 $ 1,228,031.56
Sept. 2023 $ 1,210,069.85
Oct. 2023     $ 1,221,038.46
Nov. 2023 $ 1,228,151.93
Dec.2023 $ 1,239,123.09
Jan. 2024 $ 1,224,056.52

    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)


    Senate Bill 237 has been approved by Governor Lombardo on June 9, 2023. SB 237 is an act relating to behavioral health; revising provisions governing the imposition of a surcharge on certain communications services to support a suicide prevention and behavioral health crisis hotline; and providing other matters properly relating thereto. 

    Find out more about SB 237 here: SB 237 Bill 

    More information will be distributed soon.

    Contact Information:

    Stephanie Schoenfeldt