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Children's Mental Health

Mental Health Service Providers

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.): Provides services for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental and emotional disorders in individuals, families and groups. Treatment interventions may include psychosocial evaluation, counseling of individuals, families and groups, referral to community resources, and individual, marital and group psychotherapy.


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Psychologist (Ph.D.): Provides services such as psychological testing, assessments, treatment planning and implementation and psychotherapy sessions. Also analyzes test results and interview individuals to determine treatment and placement needs.

Psychiatrist (M.D.): A doctor who plans, directs and participates in complete mental health services to children and families. Also determines contributing medical factors and prescribes medication(s).

Licensed Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Problem Gambling Counselors: Focuses on counseling to reduce or eliminate the regular use of alcohol, drugs and/or gambling.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist: Uses diagnosis, therapy, treatment, counseling and other measures in an individual or group setting to identify and treat marriage, family or personal relationships.

Psychiatric Nurse (R.N.): Provides nursing care to mentally ill, mentally challenged, and/or mentally and physically ill individuals in a health care setting. Identifies patient health care needs, prepares nursing care plans, participates in treatment teams, gives medications and assists in physical examinations and diagnostic testing.

Notice: This site is not intended as a crisis or hotline site.
Local and national crisis hotline numbers are below or call 911.
If you are – or someone you know – is in crisis, please call:
1-877-885-HOPE (1-877-885-4673)
Nevada Suicide Prevention Hotline
OR
1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

 



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