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.
- Lake Mead Wellness Center: Free processing group on October 11th @ 6:30pm. 311 S Water Student in Henderson. No RSVP needed. Call 702-907-8306 with questions.
- Springs Church: Offering pastoral care/counsel; 4161 N. Rancho Dr. #110
- Corridors of Hope Wellness: Offering free counseling to victims, family members, and first responders. 1830 E Sahara # 109, 702-522-9000.
- Alta Wellness Center: Offering free support group to locals. Every weekday October 3-13, 7-8 p.m. 6655 With Sahara #E100.
- UNLV School of Medicine: Offering free crisis support to people affected. Call 702-253-0818.
- United Citizens Foundation: Free behavioral health services to anyone needing help. 2048 N Las Vegas Blvd., 702-485-1718.
- Oasis Counseling: Free trauma assessments for those affected. Call 702-294-0433; two locations in Henderson, one in Las Vegas.
- Second Chance Resources: Free therapy. Call 702-644-1686.
- 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.
- Our Little World Treatment Center: Free group sessions. Call 702-742-3093.
- Ivy Counseling: Free sessions. www.Ivy-counseling.com
- 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
- Bridge Counseling: 1640 Alta Drive (next door to Metro headquarters), 702-474-6450
- Las Vegas Counseling Center: 7391 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 150, 702-466-3750
- Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741-741
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
- Locating People Affected
- Looking for loved ones? Call 1-800-536-9488
- Family Assistance Center: Family members of victims can get assistance with locating missing family members, food, counseling, pastors and speak to the Clark County Office of the Coroner at Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall, 3150 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109
- Emergency Accomodations - Hotels offering cost-free rooms to families travelling to Las Vegas to assist those in need:
- Bellagio Hotel & Casino
- Boyd Gaming Corporation
- Station Casinos
- South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
- Siegel Slots & Suites
- Transportation Assistance
- If you or your family members were affected and need to fly to or from Las Vegas, contact Allegiant Air at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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/