Mental Health Counseling

Licensed therapists provide individual and family counseling, solution-focused therapy, trauma therapy, play therapy, and family reunification services. Tahoe Youth accepts Medicaid and Medi-Cal Insurance. Tahoe Youth does not accept Private Insurance. Tahoe Youth & Family Services provides clients with a superbill for each date of service. The rate of $75 will be collected and show paid on your superbill. This superbill will provide all the information your insurance company requires to reimburse you.

Substance Abuse Counseling

Certified substance abuse counselors provide strength-based services for clients struggling with the disease of addiction. We strive to inspire clients to discover their own path to recovery in both individual and group counseling settings. 

Adults & Youth

Our staff is trained in evidence based strategies to provide prevention, intervention and outpatient services to adults and youth.  

Types of Counseling Offered

  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling (NV)
  • Family Counseling
  • Early Intervention Services
  • Prevention Services
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Evaluations 

Services available in Spanish and English. Services provided at TYFS offices and most schools

Call us to learn more:

Douglas County, NV: 775-782-4202

South Lake Tahoe, CA: 530-541-2445

24 Hour Crisis Line • 1-800-870-8937 Contact this line for Crisis Intervention Services

Tahoe Youth & Family Services prioritizes admission to treatment services as follows: 

1. Pregnant injection drug users 
2. Pregnant substance abusers 
3. Non-pregnant injection drug users 
4. All others 

intake packets

Youth Intake - English 0-9 (pdf)


Youth Intake - English 10-17 (pdf)


Youth Intake - Spanish 0-9 (pdf)


Youth Intake - Spanish 10-17 (pdf)


Adult Intake - Spanish (pdf)


Adult Intake Packet - English (pdf)