Substance Use Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Services (formerly known as SAPTA)


24/7 Substance Abuse Hotline

Substance Abuse Help Line Local Number: 1-775-825-4357 

SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service), or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

Also visit the online treatment locator, or send your zip code via text message: 435748 (HELP4U) to find help near you. Read more about the HELP4U text messaging service.

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    Substance Use Advisory Board (SAB)

    The Substance Use Advisory Board (SAB) provides review and recommendations related to solicitation of applications and awarding of grants. The SAB also assists the Department in determining the needs of local communities and in establishing priorities for funding programs for the prevention and treatment of substance use.

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      Women's and Perinatal Services

      Pregnant and post-partum individuals seeking treatment receive priority admission at any SAPTA funded treatment facility in Nevada. The Bureau of Behavioral Health Wellness and Prevention has partnered with Crisis Support Services of Nevada (CSSNV) to implement a statewide substance use hotline and case management program. CSSNV staff are an experienced highly trained team of advocates who provide immediate crisis intervention services. CSSNV is confidential and free to use, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to all who are in need of their services. As a SAPTA certified provider or high-risk client you can either call (775)784-8085 or text “SAPTA” to 839863 if you are seeking an emergency placement.

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