"Getting Help for Victims"

By: Denise Wong, KOLO 8, aired: 12/29

Visit the Washoe County Sheriff's Office and meet it's new Victim Advocate: Kasey La Foon here.

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Nevada 2-1-1 Responds to the Caughlin FireDownload the full report

On November 18th, Nevada 2-1-1 was activated for it's second time, this time was a true trial by fire. Prepared by the Reno Air Races Disaster, Nevada 2-1-1 handled an overwhelming 1,500 calls in the first 24 hours with most happening in the initial 12 hours!

Read the full report on Nevada 2-1-1's Disaster Response here.

 

 

Nevada 2-1-1 is Activated for the Reno Air Races DisasterDownload the full report

September 16th, disaster struck the Reno Air Races. The community turned to Nevada 2-1-1 for the first time to handle a wide assortment of needs in the community. Hundreds of missing person reports were handled in the days that followed, some from our global community reaching halfway across the globe.

Read the full report on Nevada 2-1-1's Disaster Response here.

 

“Sexual Assault Victims Find Help”

By: Victoria Campbell, Channel 4, Print Story Published: 8/25 6:11 PM.

See what it’s like to be on the Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) Team and how it feels to help survivors of sexual assault!

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“Inside the New Sexual Assault Response Center”

By: John Potter, Channel 2, Published: 8/17 1:54 PM.

See a glimpse of the SART facility (where forensic examinations are done) and what the Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) Team does to help survivors of sexual assault!

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"Crisis Call Center Needs Volunteers”

By: Victoria Campbell, Channel 4, Published: 8/22 6:01 PM.

Learn about what we look for in Crisis Hotline Volunteers, and what you can expect on the lines!

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If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, please call
the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-(TALK)8255
or the Crisis Call Center at 775-784-8090

Nevada has the fifth highest rate of suicide in the nation with 471 deaths, according to a 2007 poll. As a member of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline network, Crisis Call Center offers free and confidential support, intervention, and information for individuals throughout Nevada seeking help for themselves or their loved ones who are experiencing suicidal thoughts or crisis-related issues.

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