Under the proposed project, the central business office in Henderson would be closed in favor of an expanded four-story facility in Symphony Park.
Crews are replacing heating and ventilation equipment in the Grant Sawyer state offices in Las Vegas after a report cited a possible link between leaks in the system and the presence of low concentrations of mold in the building’s dust.
State officials have slapped Emper Ebiya, the owner of a filthy Las Vegas group home that housed severely mentally ill residents, with a $25,000 fine — the maximum penalty authorized by law.
Experts from across the valley have taken a hard look at both the city and state’s mental health care situation and most agreed that, in order to fix things, it will take time, new professionals and lots of money.
Drugs. Alcohol. Prostitution. When life gets too tough, some women seek help at the Walter Hoving Home.
Bess Norris was ready to commit suicide. Her mental health issues, which included bipolar disorder and depression, had reached a breaking point.
Sometimes in life, you have to lose something to find something better. Rosie Mercado knows that statement all too well. She feels like she’s lost a whole person since her weight loss journey began.
According to the State Mental Health Agency, in 2013, Nevada spent about $89 on mental health services per capita — a 13 percent increase from 2007, when it was about $79 per capita. On average, the U.S. spends $119 per capita on services, including $160 per capita in California and $205 in Arizona.
When Summerlin resident Adilyn Radwanski was 9 months old, she could have no idea she’d be the impetus for an event to support organizations who help children with cancer.
When she was younger, Juanita Curiel’s dream was to, one day, record a song in Los Angeles. Only Curiel’s fears where holding her back.
As a background singer for Wayne Newton, she sought the help of a hypnotherapist in Las Vegas.