Managing Mental Health

Managing Mental Health and Stress During a Crisis

Resources to help deal with stress, fear, anxiety, and other feelings.

Warmline for Health Care Workers: 1-833-434-0385 – This toll-free phone line serves as a confidential mental health resource for health care professionals to seek support before they have reached a crisis point. The Nevada HealthCARES Warmline is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Nevada 2-1-1 – Call 2-1-1 or go online to Nevada 2-1-1 provides information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations. Dialing 2-1-1 in almost every part of the United States will connect you to human and social services for your area.

Crisis Support Services of Nevada – 1-800-273-8255; text CARE to 839863 for 24/7 crisis services.

Crisis Text Line – Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime, about any type of crisis.

Disaster Distress Hotline – Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746. The Disaster Distress Helpline is a 24/7, 365-day-a-year, national hotline dedicated to providing immediate crisis counseling for people who are experiencing emotional distress related to any natural or human-caused disaster. People with deafness or hearing loss can use their preferred relay service to call 1-800-985-5990.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – If you feel you or someone you know may need emotional support, please visit Lifeline’s website at for helpful resources or call 988 or 1-800-273-TALK (8255). The Lifeline is free, confidential, and available to everyone in the U.S. You do not have to be suicidal to call the Lifeline.

Physicians Support Line  – Call 1-88-409-0141 5 am-12 am PT daily. Helping colleagues all over the U.S. on the front lines. Free & Confidential | No appointment necessary
Open 7 days a week. Visit Physician Support Line for more information. 

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Warmline – Call or text 775-241-4212. The NAMI Warmline is a stigma-free, non-crisis, phone service you can call or text to speak one-on-one with a NAMI Western Nevada CARES (Community Assistance for Recovery through Education and Support) operator. The Warmline is staffed by trained peers in recovery, who provide support to peers by telephone. The Warmline provides confidential support when we want to talk to someone. The Warmline gives you a peer’s perspective on how to find support in the community by phone, text, or video. Knowing someone cares can motivate us to carry on in recovery when there is anxiety.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Find a meeting near you by visiting the AA Nevada website. For help with your alcohol addiction and for information beyond finding meeting locations and times, call 800-839-1686. 

Certified Community Behavioral Health Centers (CCBHC) serve any individual in need of care, regardless of ability to pay. The CCBHC will serve the ‘whole person’ by offering person-centered and family-centered care. The health professionals at CCBHCs can help if you are in one of these groups:
  • Adults with serious mental illness
  • Children with serious emotional disturbance (SED)
  • Individuals with severe substance use disorders
  • Individuals with mild or moderate mental illness and substance abuse disorders

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Headspace - Meditation app offering free access to its relaxation program to US healthcare professionals who work in public health settings.

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Insight Timer - 30,000 free guided meditations, audio-only, music, authors and teachers, etc. H

Calm - Meditation app with “sleep stories” useful in helping clear your time, especially if you have difficulty sleeping. 

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