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UNLV PRACTICE News

The PRACTICE provides affordable, evidence-based mental health care to our clients and the highest quality training to our students.

Current PRACTICE News

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Business and Community | December 29, 2022

A yearlong collection of headlines featuring community resources, training programs, and partnerships to move Southern Nevada forward.

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Campus News | November 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

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Campus News | October 31, 2022

Federal funds will help UNLV PRACTICE create youth treatment programs for early bipolar disorders and psychosis.

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Arts and Culture | May 18, 2022

Theatre MFA candidate Skylar Schock and theatre and film professor Adam Paul executive produce the event, an evening of stand-up comedy, followed by a talk-back with the comics aimed at opening up conversation and sharing resources for mental health.

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Business and Community | July 1, 2021

UNLV School of Social Work expert on moving forward after a year of lockdowns and stress.

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Business and Community | March 29, 2021

Take a moment on March 30 to recognize the contributions UNLV's medical professionals are making to our community.

PRACTICE In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 16, 2022

Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Consider them the least-wanted gifts of the holiday season. For some unfortunate revelers, they arrive with the Christmas season as surely as carolers, jammed stores and growing credit card balances. However, area therapists say there are a few strategies that can help stem the sometimes negative emotional effects of the period from Christmas to New Year’s.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 24, 2022

UNLV PRACTICE, the university’s community mental health training clinic, has opened its new Rancho office, which is dedicated to the treatment of youths and adolescents.

Vegas PBS
September 7, 2021

September is Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide has long been a problem in Nevada.

Las Vegas Weekly
February 8, 2021

For most of us, the concept of hoarding brings to mind one of two things: 1. The 11-season A&E reality show Hoarders, which “features a team of experts working to tackle some of the biggest, most extreme and most challenging hoards in America,” or 2. Friends who remark of their organized collections—vinyl records or Barbie dolls or whatever—“I’m such a hoarder.”

Psychology.Org
January 19, 2021

Even in years without a global pandemic, catastrophic weather events, and other 2020 phenomena, many people find the holidays stressful, exhausting, or depressing. According to the American Psychological Association, 44% of women and 33% of men surveyed feel stressed during the holidays. The holiday blues strike people experiencing the forced joyfulness and expectations of the season.

Risk Management
October 1, 2020

COVID-19 has upended the way we work. Many are working from home, stressed and attempting to juggle a range of personal and professional responsibilities, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and burnout. To ensure that companies and their employees are performing optimally—not just existing—during this time, leaders must address the mental health challenges that employees are facing.