Nevada, Dr Slonim, Hauer discussed on KDWN Programming


And Dr Slonim when you couple of high suicide rate with the dearth of mental health treatment resources. You really have a bad and worsening situation is learning about the need was that sort of one of the the impetus behind you're starting the behavioral health services. Unit. You know, I think we argue with the fact that mental health is a public health crisis in the Vada, and we have to come together or solve this problem grounds alone can't do anything. But you can't do it by ourselves. But the behavior. This is an opportunity for us to come together with a wide range of community based resources and other people who know how to make a difference. We're just working in different directions, and we need to pull this gathering aggregated way where we can really make. I saw statistics from the substance abuse and mental health Services Administration that said five percent of Nevada. Adults nine percent of Nevada youth had some sort of a serious mental illness problem within a year of being surveyed, that's very high. You have to behavioral health locations. How busy are they at any given time? What successes have you been seeing so far what can you tell us? So. The behavioral locations are busy pupil who want help. But the problem is that we have to get ahead of that in the conversation of suicide alley one of the challenges is people may not even know that they're at risk. They may not even know until they're feeling down or depressed, or without hope that they they may not even contemplate suicide up until that very moment. So how are we moving that extreme screen prevention? Hauer would making sure that the people who are most at risk those kids those news that we talked about our game the kinds of screening access that we get..

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