Mental Health Services
DCFS’ mental health services include Community-Based Outpatient Services and Residential Services.
DCFS provides services to children, adolescents and their families
DCFS Community Services programs include mobile crisis response and stabilization services, community-based mental health therapy, medication management, early childhood day treatment, child care consultation, and wraparound care coordination services to children and adolescents and their families in Clark and Washoe Counties. Treatment services in these two major urban areas are provided through Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services and Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services.
- Mobile Crisis Response and Stabilization Services
- Community-based Mental Health Therapy
- Medication Management
- Early Childhood Day Treatment
- Child Care Consultation
- Wraparound Care Coordination
Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services
Northern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services has one primary location in Reno and serves children and families throughout the greater Reno/Sparks area.
Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services
Southern Nevada Child and Adolescent Services operates four Neighborhood Family Service Centers throughout the Las Vegas valley.
Treatment services in the rural region are provided through the Division of Public and Behavioral Health, Division of Mental Health and Disability Services.
Services provided for children and adolescents with significant emotional and/or behavioral concerns
DCFS provides mental health treatment services for children with significant emotional and/or behavioral problems. Services are provided using a strengths-based approach that respects family decision-making regarding services for their child and honors the family’s cultural values and practices. Services are individualized for each youth and their family.