The Trauma Intervention Program of Northern Nevada, Inc. (TIP) is a team of specially trained citizen volunteers who provide emotional & ...
The Trauma Intervention Program of Northern Nevada, Inc. (TIP) is a team of specially trained citizen volunteers who provide emotional & practical support to survivors of tragedy. TIP services are most often requested by local emergency responders such as police, fire, ambulance, & hospital staff. TIP volunteers most often assist with the daily disasters such as natural deaths, suicides, child deaths, auto accidents, etc. However, the fact is TIP volunteers have provided exceptional support with community-wide tragedies such as the WalMart shooting (2010), IHOP shooting (2011), Reno Air Races crash (2011), Caughlin Fire (2011), Washoe Drive Fire (2012), and the Sparks School shooting (2013). TIP is a non-profit program funded solely through the generous donations of private individuals, corporations, & grants. With over 35 volunteers available 24 / 7 / 365, TIP volunteers absolutely have a positive impact on the quality of life in Northern Nevada.