Optum emotional-support helpline opened to help those affected by Las Vegas shooting
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) —
Many hotlines, including one right here at News 3, are available for anyone looking for support during this difficult time.
Bereavement counselor Daniel Shelton is here to tell us what services are offered and how to deal with a situation like Sunday's shooting tragedy in Las Vegas.
If you are unable to call in today, UnitedHealthcare and Southwest Medical Associates have opened Optum's Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people affected by the mass shooting on Sunday night.
Optum's toll-free helpline number, 866-342-6892, is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as deemed necessary.
The service is free of charge and open to anyone who needs it.