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Nevada Medicaid Open Enrollment Information

May 31, 2017

It’s Time to Choose Your Plan! Nevada Medicaid Open Enrollment Ends June 30th, 2017! The Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy has announced the Open Enrollment Period for Nevada Medicaid Managed Care recipients. Open Enrollment began April 1, 2017, and extends through June 30, 2017. We are excited to announce that we will have more »

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May 2017 is Mental Health Awareness Month on Las Vegas Strip

The outer ring of lights at the “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign on South Las Vegas Boulevard flashed green Monday, May 8, in recognition of Mental Health Month. NAMI Southern Nevada and the Clark County Commission joined together to shed light on the conditions of major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic more »

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NAMI Nevada Hosts More Than 160 People at Annual Conference

May 22, 2017

NAMI Nevada, the state’s office supporting NAMI Northern Nevada, NAMI Southern Nevada and NAMI Western Nevada hosted its annual conference Friday, May 12, at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks. Mental health industry experts along with NAMI volunteers and supporters attended the one-day event, which included presentations and panel discussions surrounding this year’s theme, Building Mental Health more »

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Delivering on the Hope for Recovery

May 15, 2017

By Chacku Mathai, CPRP A man diagnosed with schizophrenia was in a psychiatric hospital being considered for release. He sat in front of a team of psychiatrists who asked him the usual questions: Have your symptoms improved? Are you ready to leave? What do you plan to do? It was his answer to that last more »

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What Does The American Health Care Act Do To Mental Health Care?

May 10, 2017

The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which passed the U.S. House on May 4, strips over $800 billion from Medicaid in the next 10 years, which will cause vital mental health services to be slashed. The bill effectively ends Medicaid expansion—a lifeline for single adults with mental illness who fall through the cracks. 1 in more »

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