FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AREA STUDENTS STRUGGLING WITH STRESS, ANXIETY CAN ACCESS LIST OF MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES AT HOPEMEANSNEVADA.ORG
Anyone Experiencing Emergency Mental Health Crisis Should Immediately Call National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 988
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LAS VEGAS (March 29, 2023) – Hope Means Nevada (HMN), the community-based non-profit focused on mental wellness and eliminating youth suicide in the state, urges youth and those who love them to remember that mental health resource information is always available at hopemeansnevada.org. Following today’s lockdown affecting Shadow Ridge High School, youth may be experiencing extra stress and anxiety. Hope Means Nevada wishes to remind them that hope and help are always accessible when needed and that it’s OK not to be OK.
Anyone experiencing a mental health emergency should immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 988.
Hope Means Nevada and sponsor Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield will be hosting #Ask5 To Smash Stress, a social media campaign for Stress Awareness Month throughout the month of April on HMN’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
ABOUT HOPE MEANS NEVADA
Hope Means Nevada’s (HMN) mission is to eliminate teen suicide and empower Nevada’s youth to live hopeful lives. As one of the most trusted and visible mental health resources in the state, HMN inspires a culture of empathy and advocacy around mental health. While raising awareness around Nevada’s high rates of mental health challenges, the organization strives to amplify hope and connect youth with desperately needed resources. Through collaborative, compassionate, inclusive and impactful efforts, the community-based initiative envisions a suicide-free Nevada. For more information about Hope Means Nevada, go to www.hopemeansnevada.org and follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The new National Suicide Prevention Hotline number is now three-digit dialing code 988. Those experiencing a mental health emergency can also text “Home” to 741741 to reach the National Crisis Text Line.
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