Mojave Counseling: Child/Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health News
The UNLV Medicine Mojave Counseling outpatient clinic has been serving clients with mental illness in Las Vegas for more than 25 years. The clinic provides services to adults, adolescents, and children having a psychiatric disability or mental illness in a comprehensive multi-disciplinary manner. Clinicians and staff strive to help people maximize their health, wellbeing, and quality of life.
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Child/Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health In The News
Families are struggling to prosper, and our collective spiritual well-being is unimaginably undermined. We have all experienced sadness, doubt and tension, but the impact on young people in Nevada is serious.
With drastic changes that have impacted their everyday lives, members of our youthful generation are finding it difficult to work without the stability provided by a typical school day. Isolation and lack of peer support are causing the youth to miss out on opportunities to interact with their peers and classmates — increasing the need for visual and physical connection.
The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month. It’s something very common, especially during the pandemic, and it’s also treatable.
Dr. Lisa Durette, Assistant Professor and Fellowship Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UNLV, said the isolation of distance learning has had a clear impact on the children she has seen in recent months, as well as adults
Local charities and organizations understand this is a tough time for parents, and there are resources available for those struggling to raise and take care of their children.
Since schools shut down in March, Clark County School District’s early-warning system, which monitors students’ mental health episodes, has sent more than 3,100 alerts to district officials, according to a recent story in The New York Times. That has prompted CCSD to hasten the return of in-person learning for some elementary school grades.