Therapy and Counseling Services Now Available for 1 October Survivors

Therapy and Counseling Services Now Available for 1 October Survivors Through the Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP)

The State of Nevada has received funds through the Anti-terrorism and Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) to support members of the community affected by the Route 91 Harvest Festival tragedy.

The United Way of Southern Nevada and State of Nevada have partnered to ensure funds are spent in the community to support victim services over the next two years. Outreach, therapy, counseling, and case management services to English and Spanish-speaking individuals and families affected by the 1 October tragedy will be provided by Silver State Health Services (additional partners to be announced). Recognizing that the Spanish-speaking community does not have the same access to resources and support programs as other communities, funds have been specifically designated for support in Spanish to help survivors on their path to healing.

“We will never forget how 1 October changed the fabric of our city, but more than that, we will always remember the way our community came together.” said Ms. Kyle B. Rahn, UWSN President and CEO. “Through continued support and counseling services such as these, together we are making our community stronger every day.”

Beginning October 1, 2019, funded services can currently be accessed through:

  • Silver State Health at silverstatehealth.org or at (702) 471-0420

  • Additional services are available to those affected by the 1 October tragedy through the Las Vegas Resiliency Center at https://www.vegasstrongrc.org / (702) 455-2433 (AIDE) / toll-free at 1-833-299-2433

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