Nevada Health Centers has a Mammovan that stops at various locations and gives free mammograms with certain stipulations for low income residents:
40 and over free (depending on family size and income)
Under 40, need a referral from a doctor also free (depending on family size and income)
Takes a week or two to get in
The direct number for mammogram scheduling is (877) 581-6266. No special contact person needed.
They must bring in:
Proof of address
Proof of dependants under 18 (if any)
Proof of income
Planned Parenthood has a Women's Health Connection Program.
Free annual exam including pap smear for women over 40 (depending on family size and income).
Free mammogram for women over 50 (depending on family size and income).
Different locations around Las Vegas. One call center number -- (702) 547-5888.
Takes months to get an appt.
Two of the most dangerous substances for the Las Vegas community are alcohol and heroin. According to CDC Wonder, heroin-related deaths have increased by 59% between 2013 and 2017, and all drug-related deaths have gone up over 7%. The youth also face a growing crisis- Las Vegas residents under 18 die from drug overdoses at a rate five times higher than the rest of the country.
We created this guide to provide valuable resources for those in Las Vegas in need of help breaking free of the cycle of addiction and substance abuse, as well as those wishing to learn more about the state of drug abuse in the city and Clark County, the cities seat.
A person with a co-occurring disorder has been diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder and another mental health disorder. Co-occurring disorders, sometimes called dual disorders, are best treated through integrated treatment that addresses both issues at the same time.
Nevada Partners aims to build a healthy, sustainable community where all residents achieve their full potential through effective education, meaningful employment, safe and affordable housing, and vibrant civic and cultural engagement.
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