Individual Seeking for mental illness help
If something doesn’t feel right for an extended period of time such as feeling hopeless, depressed, or personally out of control, know that you are not alone. There are millions of American’s each year that are looking for a mental illness help and the first step is to acknowledge that you have a problem.
Asking for help and recognizing it is time to ask for help is often the most difficult first step. The staff members of Montevista Hospital are here to listen and help you decide the best course of action.
Please call (702) 251-1371 to schedule a free, confidential assessment.
Families or Friends of Someone Seeking Help
If you are a family member or friend of someone who may need help, know that you are the most important person to provide support and assist them in getting the help that they need.
At Montevista Hospital we provide many types of programs and we will work together to determine the best program for your friend or loved one.
If you are unsure about how to approach your friend or loved one, simply call us at 702-251-1371. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer all your questions.
Here are a few tips you may want to consider:
- Explain to the person your reason for concern in a caring manner while staying calm.
- Be available to help support them. Offer to take them for the assessment and ask if they would like you to be present during the assessment.
- Remind the person needing help that mental health problems are common and that they should not feel bad about themselves.
- Speak with the person as appropriate for their age. For example, a young child may need less detail than an adult.
- Together, make the call to Montevista Hospital at 702-364-1111 and allow our counselor to speak to your friend or loved one.