Nevada 2-1-1 Recognized with the CARE Coalition Resource Award

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 Alcohol & Drug Abuse News
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Over 270,000 Nevadans have been assisted by the 2-1-1 hotline since 2015

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nevada 2-1-1, a program of Money Management

International (MMI), has received the 2018 Resource Award from the CARE Coalition of Nevada. The CARE Coalition is a nonprofit organization committed to substance abuse prevention in Clark County, Nevada.

Nevada 2-1-1 was recognized for its contributions toward increasing public awareness of the effects of drug and alcohol abuse by providing education and support to the community at large, including drug prevention agencies. Nevada 2-1-1 provides information about vital health and human service programs that are available throughout the state. This includes information about basic needs, physical and mental health, financial stability, assistance for disabled or elderly persons, support for children and families, and support during disasters.

"The positive impact our 2-1-1 team has made throughout Nevada is evident not only by this award, but more importantly by the care, compassion, and support each call specialist has for the person on the other end of each incoming call," said Lisa Martin, Client Services Manager at MMI. "Our goal is to not only empower all Nevadans to achieve optimal self-sufficiency, health, and well-being, but to treat callers with unconditional dignity in their most vulnerable moments."

Since 2015, MMI (formerly Financial Guidance Center) has operated the 2-1-1 call center, pursuant to a contract with the State of Nevada. Nevada law requires maintenance of a statewide information and referral system. Administration and oversight of Nevada 2-1-1 is the responsibility of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services under Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 232.359.

CONTACT:

Thomas Nitzsche  Media Relations 404.490.2227 Thomas.Nitzsche@MoneyManagement.org

About Nevada 2-1-1 Nevada 2-1-1, a program of Money Management International (MMI), is committed to helping Nevadans connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. Visit www.nevada211.org.

About MMI Money Management International (MMI) is changing the way financial challenges are solved. MMI helps create, restore, and maintain a life of financial wellness through empowered choices. For 60 years, our clients have achieved financial confidence through nonprofit programs that educate, motivate, and liberate. MMI inspires action by delivering expert professional guidance and timely solutions that are aligned with our client's goals. Experiencing a financial challenge? Find your solution 24/7 at 866.864.8995 and MoneyManagement.org.

 

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