The 13 Connects Hope, Help and Healing our Kids campaign aims to educate parents and adults about the emotional toll the pandemic has taken on our kids this past year. From behavioral health issues to substance abuse issues to the most up to date information on youth vaccinations – we are here to assess the damage from a year in lockdown and map the road to recovery.
Tune in Monday, June 7 through Friday, June 11 as Good Morning Las Vegas anchor Dave Courvoisier talks to experts in our community about giving hope, help and healing to our kids.
Read on to learn more about our community partners and how they can help.
Bridge Counseling Associates
Bridge Counseling Associates is the oldest nonprofit counseling center in Southern Nevada, providing group, family and individual counseling services to our community. They employ more than 45 licensed therapists, many with dual Nevada licensure for both mental health and substance abuse. Bridge Counseling works with individuals, families, courts and various community service programs to help individuals remain independent and families stay together. For more information, visit bridgecounseling.org
The CARE Coalition is a Clark County-based nonprofit organization that provides awareness, and education to members of the community regarding the number one health problem in Nevada today: substance abuse. Their goal is to reduce the number of first time drug users in the community while also providing resources for at-risk individuals to build their capacity, resilience, and self-empowerment. They do this by bringing together organizations and individuals who can provide the necessary services and resources to help Clark County youth, families, and communities to flourish. For more information, visit carecoalitionnv.org
Hope Means Nevada
Hope Means Nevada is a statewide community-driven initiative to eliminate teen suicide in Nevada by reaching & teaching teens and caring adults the critical practices of mental wellness. They are powered by Nevada Medical Center, the Southern Nevada non-profit that brings together and facilitates leaders from all industries, to strengthen Nevada’s healthcare system through meaningful dialogue and informed action. For more information, visit hopemeansnevada.org
Nevada Health Centers
NVHC is a non-profit, Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) dedicated to providing access to quality health care throughout Nevada since 1977. They operate 17 health centers throughout Nevada, including three mobile programs, the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile, the NVHC Mammovan, and the Nevada Children’s Health Project. NVHC provides medical, dental and behavioral health services for children and adults in person and through telehealth services from the comfort of your own home. For more information, visit nvhealthcenters.org
Olive Crest’s mission is to end child abuse and neglect. They have preventative programs to support families and help stop abuse and neglect before it starts. They are also a licensed foster agency with a program for teens and young adults aging out of foster care. Mental health and emotional support are a huge part of their approach in supporting the kids and families they serve. For more information, visit olivecrest.org