For Nevada Families

Walk with a Doc

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 In both Reno and Las Vegas, our chapter leads free, family-friendly walks to bring our community together in a safe environment to experience health education and inspiration. Oh, and you’ll get your steps in for the day too! Click here for more details.

Bright by Text

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 Free for all families throughout Nevada, Vegas PBS works with Nevada AAP and other trusted partners to offer Bright by Text, a free service featuring activities, games, and resources for adults who care for young children in Nevada (state wide). Click the link to learn how to sign up! 

Find a Pediatrician

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 Use this tool to search for an AAP member pediatrician, pediatric sub-specialist, or pediatric surgical specialist near you. 

Online Information

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 HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67​,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. 

Immunization

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  This link brings you to APP  immunization schedules for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines for children. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible.

WIC

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WIC provides nutritious foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to health and other social services to participants at no charge.

WIC serves income eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, and infants and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk. Learn more at  http://nevadawic.org.

In a Crisis

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Nevada Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) supports families with youth under the age of 18 showing signs of behavioral or mental health issues that pose a threat to the child’s stability within their home, school or community.
SOUTHERN NEVADA 702.486.7865
NORTHERN NEVADA 775.688.1670
RURAL NEVADA 702.486.7865 

Report Child Abuse

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 Nevada Child Protective Services (CPS) investigates reports of child abuse and neglect in your community. Call the hotline or follow the link for more information 702-399-0081. 

Supporting Kids through Trauma

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 Our Chapter was proud to sponsor a workshop in Clark County Commission Chambers on Sept. 27, 2017, featuring keynote speaker Dr. David Schonfeld, a national expert on helping children deal with crisis and loss. Parents, teachers and anyone in the community affected by trauma is encouraged to view this presentation.