Ripple Effect Counseling, LLC (REC) believes in community collaboration to promote mental health awareness, reduce stigma and discrimination,  support recovery and social inclusion, and treat mental health concerns. On this page, you will find various resources that are not affiliated with REC, but that you may find useful. 


"Unity is strengh...when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved." - Mattie J.T. Stepanek

Mobile Crisis Response Team

The Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) was created to provide crisis intervention and support to Nevada families dealing with a behavioral or mental health crisis. For so long, families have had no choice but to go to the emergency room due to lack of resources or knowledge of available resources. MCRT supports youth and families of youth under the age of 18 showing signs of behavioral or mental health issues that pose a threat to the child’s stability within their home, school or community. MCRT is here to help. We’re mobile so we come to you. We also provide help over the phone.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

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Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741 from anywhere in the United States, anytime. Crisis Text Line is here for any crisis. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds, all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.

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The Trevor Project

Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25..

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The LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada

The LGBTQIA+ Center serves as a haven for all. We welcome and celebrate the diversity of our communities and strive to empower all to live authentic lives.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI works to educate, advocate, listen and lead to improve the lives of people with mental illness and their loved ones. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation's leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an alliance of more than 600 local affiliates who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. 



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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

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Nevada 2-1-1

2-1-1 is a special telephone number reserved in Canada and the United States to provide information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations. Dialing 2-1-1 in almost every part of the United States will connect you to human and social services for your area. 2-1-1 services include places to find emergency food, housing and emergency shelter locations, children’s services, support for seniors, older persons, and people with disabilities, and mental health and counseling services, among many others.



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Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention 

The Nevada Coalition for Suicide Prevention (NCSP) is a statewide coalition dedicated to suicide prevention efforts and made possible through our members in the mental and physical health professions, business community, survivors, advocates, and other supporters. Our goal is to increase community knowledge and support of suicide prevention through public awareness and education, to help save precious lives.

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The Recovery Village

The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab delivers comprehensive treatment services for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. With locations across the country, The Recovery Village Drug and Alcohol Rehab offers patients a full continuum of care, including medical detox, residential services and outpatient programs.



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Voice for Victims - Herman Law- Legal representation for victims of childhood sexual abuse

Herman Law empowers victims by giving them a voice, along with the tools and assistance they need for themselves and their families to make decisions on how to proceed. Families and victims are often overwhelmed in the wake of sexual abuse. Dealing with the immediate issues facing victims such as police involvement, state investigations, school meetings, phone calls from attorneys and investigators, media coverage, lawsuits, and the emotional devastation is often daunting, confusing, and stressful for victims and families. Herman Law lays out the step-by-step roadmap for victims to take control and get their life back on track.

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Our mission is to break down the barriers and stigmas that surround substance abuse with free, accurate, and valuable information. Many rehab centers advertise "LGBTQ-friendly" but their programs may not be focused on the unique challenges faced by community individuals. It’s important to find a center that keeps those needs in mind while being a safe environment to receive treatment for drug or alcohol addiction. We've put together a list of the 9 Best LGBTQ+-Friendly Drug Rehabs in the U.S. 



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A leading mental health concern in America is alcoholism, which affects nearly 14 million people.  AlcoholHelp.com  is an organization that provides extensive and reliable information regarding alcohol. 

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Alcohol Rehab Guide

When you’re struggling with an alcohol use disorder (AUD), you may feel as though there’s no end in sight, but you don’t have to suffer alone. There are many treatment options available today that will help you recover from alcoholism and get back to living a healthy and fulfilling life.



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LGBT Online Safety Guide

We at vpnMentor conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences online as they relate to their sexual orientation and gender identity. The results  illuminated the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community. 

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An organization that provides reliable information regarding substance use recovery. This free web guide is a resource for people who are looking to take the next step and learn more about recovery. Our objective is to ensure health and wellness within the community.


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Free Grants for Felons

Freegrantsforfelons.org is a website that helps ex-felons with finding free grants.

These grants help ex-felons with housing, rent, utility bills, medical bills,

college and medications.

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Grants for Single Mother

Listed here are financial assistance programs that help single mothers with rent, utility bills, childcare, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others. We have listed links to more than 1000 grants that you could apply for today. These are free grants, and no fee need to be paid. We have been featured on MSN, us News, Mother.ly, several educational institutions, and government websites.


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Free Grants for Veterans

Our website provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low-income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications.

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Renew Bariatrics

Renew Bariatrics is a community of doctors, surgeons, and employees dedicated to helping people live better by supporting healthy weight management. Weight bias or stigma refers to the discriminatory acts and ideologies targeted towards individuals because of their weight and size. This bias can lead to discriminatory behavior that affects a person's self-esteem/mental health, employment opportunities, and even the quality of healthcare they receive. We've created a guide to educate communities on the mental health effects of weight stigma, and how to take control of both your physical and mental health to be able to live your best life


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Gender-Inclusive Language 

 This resource serves as a quick crash course to help educate allies on how to be more inclusive with the way we speak, adopting gender-inclusive terms and language.

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Information on Fentanyl, Detox, and Treatment

Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is made and used illegally with devastating effects. This resource can help educate the community on this dangerous substance.


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 LGBTQ Housing Discrimination

A guide to help the LGBTQ+ community combat discrimination when searching for housing.

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Address: 1321 S. Hwy 160, Suite 3E | Pahrump, NV 89048

Phone: 725-724-5779

Fax: 702-931-9962

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Las Vegas

Address: 7495 W. Azure Drive | Las Vegas, NV 89130

Phone: 725-724-5779

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