Nevada Revised Statutes Section 436.123 - Mental Health

Responsibility of Division for developing and administering preventive and other services for mental health. The Division is designated as the official state agency responsible for developing and administering preventive and outpatient mental health services, subject to administrative supervision by the Director of the Department. It shall function in the following areas:

1. Assisting and consulting with local health authorities in providing community mental health services, which services may include prevention, rehabilitation, case finding, diagnosis and treatment of the mentally ill, and consultation and education for groups and individuals regarding mental health.

2. Coordinating mental health functions with other state agencies.

3. Participating in and promoting the development of facilities for training personnel necessary for implementing such services.

4. Collecting and disseminating information pertaining to mental health.

5. Performing such other acts as are necessary to promote mental health in the State.

Last modified: February 27, 2006