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Welcome to the UNLV PRACTICE

We are committed to providing affordable, evidence-based mental health care to our clients and the highest quality training to our students.

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Welcome

The Partnership for Research, Assessment, Counseling, Therapy and Innovative Clinical Education — The PRACTICE — is a UNLV community mental health training clinic.

The PRACTICE clinic serves as a teaching, training and research clinic for faculty and students in the Colleges of Education and Liberal Arts.

Novel Coronavirus – COVID-19

UNLV is committed to safely providing education and promoting a healthy environment that supports the well-being of our students, faculty and staff.

To support the shared community effort to slow the spread of the Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), The PRACTICE is suspending all in-person services except for PATC appointments. We have transitioned to providing telehealth support to our existing patients.

Our staff clinicians will be working remotely. But, a few essential staff will remain on site and available to conduct business operations, answer questions, etc. by phone (702-895-1532) or email (The.Practice@unlv.edu) during our normal business hours:

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • **Closed on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for Staff Meetings**

Resources

There are very helpful resources that we’d like to share with the community as we navigate this community crisis:

A one-stop website which has compiled useful and reliable resources in an organized fashion.

Online Emotional and Peer Support Services

Announcements/Resources

Hours

  • Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • **Closed on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. for Staff Meetings**

Outside hours of operation, please see our Community and Crisis Resources page.

Directions

The PRACTICE clinic is located on UNLV main campus in the William D. Carlson Education Building (CEB), Room 226.

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Support Us

The state of Nevada ranks in the highest prevalence rates of serious mental and behavioral health challenges in the nation. Yet our workforce is sorely underdeveloped ranking lowest. Donations to The PRACTICE will make a real impact toward a solution.

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Jan. 19, 2021

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KVVU-TV: Fox 5
Dec. 10, 2020

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Risk Management
Oct. 1, 2020

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