Tragedy impacts us all. Whether you are a Nevada State student, faculty or staff member, or part of our broader community, these services are available to help you navigate the aftermath of the October 1 mass shooting and heal from this event that has changed our lives forever.
Enrolled Nevada State students may visit http://nsc.edu/student-resources/counseling-services.aspx for access to our free campus counseling services. Increased hours may be available, contact each provider for current offerings.
Faculty and Staff Resources
Full- and part-time faculty may attend up to three free counseling sessions through the LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program. If you would like to access these services, go to http://www.LifeWorks.com or call 877-234-5151. Contact Human Resources at 702-992-2320 for login and access code.
- Area Counseling Services
- Bridge Counseling: Offering trauma and grief therapy free of charge to anyone affected by the concert shooting. 1640 Alta Drive, 702-474-6450.
- Red Rock Psychological Health: Hosting group therapy for trauma survivors free of charge. They also have room for free walk-in mental health emergencies related to the shootings. Call 702-898-5311 or visit www.redrockph.com
- Las Vegas Counseling Center: Free counseling. Go to www.LasVegascounselingcenter.com
- ROI Counseling: free counseling. www.ROIcounseling.com
- Community Counseling Center: Open to anyone in need each evening this week, 6:30-8 p.m., with counselors available. 714 E. Sahara Ave., 702-369-8700.
- All About You Counseling and Support Services: 8685 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89123. Offering limited no-cost individual sessions for anyone directly affected by the incident. Contact 702-754-0807 to schedule or for more information.
- Corridors of Hope Wellness: Offering free counseling to victims, family members, and first responders. 1830 E Sahara # 109, 702-522-9000.
- UNLV School of Medicine: Offering free crisis support to people affected. Call 702-253-0818.
- Oasis Counseling: Free trauma assessments for those affected. Call 702-294-0433; two locations in Henderson, one in Las Vegas.
- Trauma Recovery Yoga: Free classes, see schedule here: http://www.traumarecoveryyoga.org/classes/
- Monte Vista Hospital: Open 24/7, staff on standby to help. Call 702-354-1111.
- Empowerment Center: Offering age-appropriate trauma therapy groups. $20 per session. Call 702-605-2766.
- Rights Society: Offering trauma advocacy. Located at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Pkwy, 702-483-7006.
- Hotlines for Dealing with Stress of the Event
- The Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Additional Resources Directly Related to the Event
- Vegas Strong Resiliency Center: The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center will open on Monday, October 23rd (Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm), as a resource and referral location to provide transitional support for victims of the 1 October Route 91 Harvest Festival incident. On site services will include: Victim Advocacy and Support, Case Management, Counseling and Spiritual Care Referrals, Technical Assistance Accessing Online Resources including the FBI Victim Assistance Services, and more. Located at the Lied Ambulatory Care Center on the 2nd floor, at 1524 Pinto Lane in Las Vegas near Martin Luther King Boulevard. Call 702-455-2433 or 833-299-2433. You can also visit www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/VegasStrong for more information.
- Coping and Tips
- Tips for College Students after a Disaster or Other Trauma
- Distressed College Students Following Traumatic Events
- Helping Students Cope with Trauma & Stress
- The American Red Cross offers these tips
- Managing Your Distress in the Aftermath of a Shooting
- Many parents are struggling to help their kids through these events and may be wondering what to do. Here are helpful resources:
- Resources from Nevada Psychological Association: https://www.nvpsychology.org/public/disaster-response/