Rural Clinics (RC)
Rural Clinics Administration provides oversight authority for two agencies:
• Rural Clinics (RC) – provides a full array of outpatient behavioral health services for adults and children in 16 clinics in 12 counties across Rural Nevada (see below). Services are provided Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, not including State holidays. Services assist individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and recovery. Services include (some services may only be available via tele-health technology, not on-site): Case Management, Rehabilitative Mental Health (RMH) services, Peer Support services, Residential Support, Counseling, Medication Clinic, Mobile Crisis Response Team for children, Immediate Mental Health CARE Team for adults, Mental Health Court Forensic Assessment and Triage Team (FASTT), Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST), and Juvenile Justice Assessment and Screening Triage Team (JJASTT). Rural Clinics partners with county governments to ensure service provision for justice-involved individuals.
Services provided by Rural Clinics and Community Health Services will not be denied based on ability to pay, and people will be assessed for their payment responsibility based on a sliding fee scale. Additionally, self-pay, private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare are accepted. Click here for a list of Nevada Rural Clinics locations.
Statutory Authority for Rural Clinics
NRS: Title 39 – Mental Health, including
NRS: Chapter 433 – General Provisions
NRS: Chapter 433A – Admission to Mental Health Facilities or Programs of Community-Based Outpatient Services; Hospitalization
NRS: Chapter 433 B – Additional Provisions Relating to Children
NRS: Chapter 433C – Community Mental Health Programs
NRS: Chapter 435 – Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions
NRS: Title 40 – Public Health and Safety, including
NRS: Chapter 458 - Abuse of Alcohol and Drugs