The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) hosts weekly and bi-weekly support groups in Northern, Western and Southern Nevada in addition to special events several times a year. For information on a support group near you, visit NAMI Nevada’s website: NAMI Nevada Support Groups
Foundation for Recovery (FFR) provides peer-based recovery support services individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders, their families and their friends. Peer Recovery Support Services help individuals to successfully make the life changes necessary to recover from a disabling substance use disorder.
For information on how to become a Peer Recovery Support Specialist visit Foundation for Recovery’s website: Peer Recovery Support Specialist
Silver State Fair Housing Council is actively recruiting volunteers who reflect the diversity of our community to be part of their housing discrimination tester program.
A person can become a housing discrimination tester with Silver State Fair Housing Council by attending a three-hour training that provides an overview of fair housing law, reviews the nature and structure of housing discrimination tests, and teaches potential testers how to report on their experiences.
Positive Behavior Support-Nevada (PBS-NV) offers inexpensive or free behavioral services to families throughout the state of Nevada in the form of workshops and individual consultations. The curricula for the workshops are all based on the principles of applied behavior analysis and positive behavior support. Classes and workshops are offered state-wide. For information on when classes are scheduled in your area, click here.