August 5, 2019

3 News Las Vegas

As the country deals with the aftermath of three recent mass shooting tragedies, a likely reminder for survivors of 1 October, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (VSRC) is increasing its office hours and partnering with agencies to offer support groups including virtual, daytime and evening.

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LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As the country deals with the aftermath of three recent mass shooting tragedies, a likely reminder for survivors of 1 October, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (VSRC) is increasing its office hours and partnering with agencies to offer support groups including virtual, daytime and evening.

“We are extremely grateful for local therapists who have offered 1 October survivors innovative and traditional processing groups free of charge,” said Tennille Pereira, director of the VSRC.

H.O.P.E. Counseling Services in Las Vegas is offering video conferencing, evening support groups this week on Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. and Wednesday and Thursday at 4 p.m. With tele-support groups, members meet face to face over GoToMeeting, in small groups, no matter how far away they may be.

Desert Parkway Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, located at 3247 Maryland Parkway, 89109, in Las Vegas is offering a discussion group today at 6 p.m. UNLV School of Medicine is offering one evening support group, located at Desert Parkway’s office, on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 6 p.m. Bridge Counseling Associates, located at 1640 Alta Drive, 89106, in Las Vegas, is offering processing groups Monday, Aug. 5 through Friday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m., 12 p.m., and 2 p.m. No appointments are required at those three times.