Nevada’s Heartbreaking Statistics
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Nevada is ranked DEAD LAST in meeting mental health needs in the United States and has been for many years.
Nevada has the 4TH HIGHEST RATE OF OVERDOSE DEATHS in the nation.
Nevada is ranked in the TOP 10 OF STATES FOR DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE, with one of the highest percentages of citizens addicted to an illegal substance.
Suicide is the 3RD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN TEENS in Nevada.
Over $80 MILLION DOLLARS has been slashed from our mental health budget.
Only 2% of Nevada’s total state spending is allocated towards mental health.
Las Vegas has 4TH HIGHEST RATE OF HOMELESSNESS in United States.
Nevada is ranked DEAD LAST IN UNITED STATES EDUCATION.
Las Vegas INCOME PER CAPITA 11% LOWER than the national average.