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Nevada’s free mental health services are available for you if you have a mental illness or mental health condition and need treatment. Below, you will find a list of services that can help you with your mental health. In order to win SSD benefits, you must have medical evidence. Make sure you find a good doctor. Then, go on a monthly basis.

For example, you will need evidence from a treating medical source, like a medical doctor. Most importantly, the medical evidence you provide should be about how your mental condition prevents you from working.

The evidence that you need will be the medical opinion of your treating counselor or therapist. Also, you will need the opinion of your psychiatrist, psychologist, or other mental health professional.

You will also need to obtain the progress notes of your mental health doctor or counselor. Progress notes are the notes your doctor or counselor write when you visit them. That evidence will be what the SSA reviews to see if you qualifying for Social Security benefits.


The local Nevada SSA office will review your application. Then, they will forward it to the Las Vegas Disability Determination Services (DDS) office. There, a Claims Examiner will review your medical evidence.

They will also collect any medical records not in your file. The examiner will be looking for evidence that shows you have a disabling medical condition. Letters from your treating sources will help. As will progress notes that describe your mental symptoms.

In order to receive benefits, you must show you receive ongoing mental  treatment. Paying for mental care when you don’t have a job is a challenge. It is a good idea to find free mental health clinics and services, even if it is  online therapy.

Online therapy is a great option. Especially if you have trouble leaving home due to anxiety. You can find free therapy or low cost mental therapy near your home. Here are a few Las Vegas, Nevada, disability resources. They are low cost and free mental healthcare services.

Las Vegas Outreach Clinic
47 W Owens Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 307-4635

Eastern Family Medical and Dental Center
2212 S Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(775) 887-5190

Downtown Outreach Clinic
403 W Wilson Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 380-8511

North Las Vegas Family Health Center
2320 McDaniel St., Ste 100
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
(702) 214-5948

Martin Luther King Health Center
1799 Mount Mariah Dr.
Las Vegas, NV 89106
(702) 383-1961

Cambridge Family Health Center
3900 Cambridge St., Ste 102
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 307-5415


If a psychiatric services or mental health clinic services are not free, then ask if they have a sliding scale. A sliding scale is payment based on your income. Some counselors offer payment based on your income, so that you can afford therapy. If you have health insurance, ask if there is a counselor who will accept payment through your insurance. You can also ask if your mental health counselor will accept cash.

Mental health care and and medication management is just as important as physical care. For example, you wouldn’t walk around with a broken arm, without putting your arm in a cast. Why? Because it would be too painful.

Similarly, you shouldn’t carry on in your daily life without getting treatment for your mental illness. Mental illness is a serious issue, just like a broken arm or leg. Therefore, you should get treatment for it.


If you have a disabling mental condition, then you will need to prove your claim to the Nevada SSA office. For this, you will need mental health evidence. For example, you may obtain SSD benefits in Nevada for Depression. Similarly, you can obtain benefits if you have treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Many individuals suffer from Schizophrenia and win benefits. Also, you can win benefits for Intellectual Disorder. If you have one of these mental conditions, then you will need treatment from a psychiatrist. A psychiatrist is able to prescribe medication for these mental health conditions.

There are other mental conditions that also qualify you for benefits if you cannot work. For example, you could have Borderline Personality Disorder. Additionally, you could carry the diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury, or any number of other mental conditions. Another common mental disease is Dementia.

Moreover, there are people who have a combination of these mental conditions. If you can’t leave your house, ask for online mental health treatment. You may be one of those people with a severe mental illness who qualifies for Nevada’s local public mental health programs.


Nevada’s mental health system has three parts. Most public mental health resources are in the northern part of the state in and around Reno and in the southern part of the state in Las Vegas. Northern Nevada is served by Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (NNAMHS) and Southern

Nevada is served by Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services (SNAMHS). The rest of Nevada’s rural clinics are run by Rural Counseling and Supportive Services (RCSS). Each of these organizations is a unit within the state Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH). Below, you will find contact information for each DPBH outpatient clinic:


  • Northern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services

    • o   Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 or (800) 992-5757 or (775) 784-8090
    • o   NNAMHS Clinic (Sparks): (775) 688-2001
  • Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services

    • o   Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 or (800) 992-5757 or (775) 784-8090
    • West Charleston Clinic (Las Vegas): (702) 486-7107
    • East Sahara Clinic (Las Vegas): (702) 486-6400
    • Henderson Clinic (Henderson): (702) 486-6700
    • Laughlin Behavioral Health Center (Laughlin): (702) 298-5313
    • Mesquite Behavioral Health Center (Mesquite): (702) 346-4696
  • Rural Counseling and Supportive Services

    • o   Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 or (800) 992-5757 or (775) 784-8090
    • Battle Mountain RCSS (Battle Mountain, Lander County): (775) 635-5753
    • Caliente RCSS (Caliente, Lincoln County): (775) 726-3368 or (702) 346-4696
    • Carson RCSS (Carson City): (775) 687-0870
    • Dayton RCSS (Dayton, Lyon County): (775) 461-3769
    • Douglas RCSS (Gardnerville, Douglas County): (775) 782-3671
    • Elko RCSS (Elko, Elko County): (775) 738-8021
    • Ely RCSS (Ely, White Pine County): (775) 289-1671
    • Fallon RCSS (Fallon, Churchill County): (775) 423-7141
    • Fernley RCSS (Fernley, Lyon County): (775) 575-7744
    • Hawthorne RCSS (Hawthorne, Mineral County): (775) 945-3387
    • Lovelock RCSS (Lovelock, Pershing County): (775) 273-1036
    • Pahrump RCSS (Pahrump, Nye County): (775) 751-7406
    • Panaca RCSS (Panaca, Lincoln County): (775) 635-5753
    • Silver Springs RCSS (Silver Springs, Lyon County): (775) 577-0319
    • Tonopah RCSS (Tonopah, Nye County): (775) 482-6742
    • Winnemucca RCSS (Winnemucca, Humboldt County): (775) 623-6580
    • Yerington RCSS (Yerington, Lyon County): (775) 463-3191


Additionally, many individuals have mental conditions that affect their overall physical health. In that case, a claim for SSD will need to show you receive treatment for physical issues too. As a result, you will also need to obtain medical information from your primary doctor.

Perhaps you are being treated at a pain clinic. Pain clinics are good sources of health information. Many pain clinics have therapists and also support groups for their clients. For instance, here is a list of free and low cost mental health programs in Nevada.

Clear View Counseling

4140 W Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89102
(702) 254-4883

Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services

6161 W Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 486-6000

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Nevada Office

Main Address – 5463 South Durango Drive, Suite D
Las Vegas, NV 89113
Call (800) 344-4867, option 2

Nevada Association of the Deaf

P.O. Box 61121
Reno, NV 89506

Nevada Department of Education

Location is 700 East Fifth Street
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 687-9200

Department of Employment, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

1370 South Curry Street
Carson City, NV 89703
For information, call (775) 684-4070


There are other mental health resources you may wish to contact. Below you will find a list of excellent mental health services that are available in the state of Nevada. Additionally, the National Institute of Mental Health is the leading federal agency for research on mental health disorders. They also have a lot of mental health information on their website.

Additionally, on their site you will find access to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and a Crisis Text Line. Both of these resources are free to you. If you are feeling suicidal thoughts, call or text these mental health services.  Nevada also has the Disaster Distress Helpline which you can call or text at 1-800-985-5990. This provides immediate crisis counseling for those who are experiencing emotional problems due to any natural or human-caused disaster. The help is free. It is also multilingual and confidential. It is also available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Veteran’s Administration Mental Health Information

Latino Community Resources in Mental Health

La Salud Mental En La Comunidad Latina


Cannon Disability Law has been helping clients in Nevada for over 13 years. We have won thousands of SSI and SSDI cases and we have also won cases on appeal. We also believe Nevada has one of the best free and low cost medical support systems. If you need mental health services, Nevada has them.

Nevada’s resources also include inpatient psychiatric care, low cost mental health services, and low cost mental health clinics. If you need a doctor or therapist and don’t have money, then there are resources for you. For additional resources, contact the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). You can also contact the Division of Public and Behavioral Health at (775)684-5943 or visit their DPBH website.

Finally, if you need help with your SSD claim, hire our team. Hire us because our team will help you file your application. Also, we will appeal any denials from the SSA. Our lawyers will meet with you before your hearing with the SSA judge. Our Nevada attorneys will also prepare you for your hearing. You will know how to answer the Judge’s questions before you have your hearing before the Social Security Administration.


The point of seeking mental care is to comply with the treatment. Consistently attending doctor appointments and taking your medications is what the judge is looking for in your medical records. If you have ongoing mental treatment, then it will help your case. For example, going to the counselor for three months and then quitting, will not help you or your case. Neither will quitting your medications on your own. It is ongoing treatment with mental health services that helps win your SSD case.

Free mental healthcare is available in Nevada. There is also free counseling. Likewise, you can hire the best Nevada SSD attorney for free. Therefore, you have nothing to lose by calling us today. We offer a free consultation. That means we will answer your questions without charge. Also, there is no upfront free if we accept your case. Additionally, if we do not win your case, you will not owe us an attorney fee. That is right. No fee until we win your case.


Every day you wait to apply for SSD and SSI benefits is a day you lose money. Payable benefits, whether it is SSI or SSD, are tied to the date of your application. For example, if you file for SSI benefits today, even if you had a medical condition one year ago, they will only pay you starting today. Why? Because today is the first day of your application. Find out more about filing for mental health disability in Nevada here.

Likewise, if you file an SSD application today, you might win SSD benefits. However, it is only possible to go back in time for benefits one year prior to the date of your application. And, you must not have been working. So, let’s do an example. If you have been off work for two years and you file an SSD application today, then you can only go back one year in time to get benefits. If you waited until today to file for benefits, then you lost at least one year of back due money.


We only charge you an attorney fee if we win your benefits. Also, we can often tell you over the phone if we can help you with your SSD or SSI case. We can’t help every single person who calls. Because, not everyone can get benefits. But we try to help most of people who call us.

We understand you don’t have a job. That is why we don’t charge any attorney fee upfront. If we take your case, then we are willing to work on it for free for two years. Our goal is to win. If you qualify for SSI benefits, then we fight for them. Likewise, we do the same for your SSD benefits.

If we take your case, then we think there is a chance we can win it. We want to win, just like you, and we want to be paid an attorney fee for our work. Since we have been in business for 30 years, you can see we win most of our cases. Take a chance on us.

In order to win benefits, you need to hire a law firm with experience. In the past 30 years, we have won over 20,000 SSD and SSI cases. Additionally, we have won over $100 million in ongoing and past-due SSD benefits for our clients. Hire the top Nevada Social Security disability attorneys.  Contact Cannon Disability Law today. We can help your obtain Nevada’s free and low cost mental health services.

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