Health Resources - 8 News NOW

8 On Your Side Resource Guide

Health Resources

Posted: Updated:

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
7585 Commercial Way, Suite I
Henderson, NV 89011
(702) 533-2547
This nonprofit organization helps educate those individuals with ADHD, as well as their parents, teachers and the public.

City of North Las Vegas Free Prescription Discount Card
City Hall
2250 Las Vegas Boulevard North
Sixth Floor/Human Resurces Department
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 633-1501
This Internet link provides information on the discount card, which is sponsored by the National League of Cities and available only to North Las Vegas residents. The card can be used at most pharmacies in North Las Vegas. Questions about the program can also be answered by calling 888-620-1749.

COBRA - Continuation of Health Coverage
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20210
The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) gives workers and their families who lose health benefits the right to continue receiving coverage from their group health plan for limited periods of time under circumstances such as job loss, reduction in the hours worked, transition between jobs, death, divorce and other life events.

Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada
714 E. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 369-8700
This nonprofit United Way agency aims to provide affordable mental health in a manner that is both compassionate and professional. 

Community Outreach Medical Center
(702) 657-3873
The United Way-accredited organization is dedicated to serving Las Vegas Valley residents who have no medical insurance or are underinsured.

Desert Regional Center
1391 S. Jones Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146-1200
(702) 486-6200
The center, operated by the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services, serves more than 3,100 individuals from Clark County and parts of Lincoln and Nye counties who have intellectual disabilities and related conditions in their efforts to live and work in the community.

Foundation for Positively Kids
3555 W. Reno Ave., Suite F
Las Vegas, NV 89118-1609
(702) 262-0037
The nonprofit organization operates a health care clinic for Nevada's medically fragile children, with an emphasis on providing care to underserved youths.  

Huntridge Teen Clinic
2100 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite 1
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 732-8776
The nonprofit clinic provides medical and dental care to uninsured and at-risk adolescents aged 12 to 18 who are ineligible or unable to obtain services through Clark County agencies. 

Mojave Mental Health
4000 E. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 968-5000
Mojave Mental Health, affiliated with the University of Nevada School of Medicine, serves individuals with fee-for-service Nevada Medicaid or Medicare. Services include medication, therapy, day treatment, case management and residential services.

Nevada Covering Kids & Families
6830 W. Oquendo Road, Suite 102
Las Vegas, Nevada 89118
(702) 933-7335
Nevada Covering Kids and Families links families with uninsured children to health care by providing application assistance, outreach and public education not only to Nevada's uninsured population, but also to the community-based organizations that serve them.

Nevada Disability Advocacy & Law Center
6039 Eldora Ave., Suite C, Box 3
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 257-8150 or
toll free at 1-888-349-3843
The nonprofit law center is an advocate for individuals with disabilities on issues including human, legal and service rights. 

 Nevada Health Centers
1799 Mount Mariah Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 307-5414
Toll free: (800) 787-2568
Nevada Health Centers is a private nonprofit community health center that provides affordable health services throughout Nevada. They have more than 30 medical and dental centers, as well as other health-related programs.

Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
1210 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 89102
The division works with the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to assist in providing quality medical care for eligible individuals and families with low incomes through Medicaid and Nevada Check Up. 

Nevada State Health Division
The division's website provides information on a variety of health-related programs offered by the state.

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services
6161 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 486-6000
This agency, also part of the Nevada Division of Mental Health and Developmental Services, provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services for adults with mental illness.

Community Involvement Center
401 S. Martin Luther King Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 385-3330
WestCare, a nonprofit organization, runs a coordinated care project for homeless adults, and provides gender specific mental health outpatient services for such individuals. WestCare also operates a Women and Children's Campus at 5659 Duncan Drive in Las Vegas, (702) 385-2020, with services that include adult pregnant and postpartum residential treatment, domestic violence prevention and transitional living.




Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KLAS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.