Driving to work last Wednesday, I heard some dialogue between the hosts on the 96.1 radio show (syndicated from New York) regarding the positive things coming out of the tragic situation in Florida. They put it in a way that so many of us can understand, “The sun is finally coming out after several very
The 105th Legislature opened session on January 3rd. As always, but especially in a short session, our state Senators are working fast and furiously to get as much accomplished as they can before their 60th day on April 18th. Dozens of bills have been introduced with some not advancing, and some already being scheduled with
The foundation is wrapping up 2017, reflecting on an extremely successful year and humbled by the outpouring of support from the community and our partners.
It feels as if 2017 was just beginning and I was saying, “I can’t believe it’s 2017!” Now the year is rapidly coming to a close, and I find myself saying, “I can’t believe it’s almost December!”
Recently we announced that in partnership with ESU3, we would be taking over the reins of the Nebraska School Mental Health Conference from BHECN. We are very excited to take on this initiative and feel it strongly aligns with our mission and the importance we place on early intervention and prevention. Several ESU staff and
Last week I had the opportunity to attend the first ever Kansas/Missouri Behavioral Health Coalitions Conference. Each year the states have done one individually, but they realized together, they are stronger and joined forces. It was amazing to see what they were able to pull off as they brought at least 1,200 people together from
For the foundation, back to school season has meant numerous suicide prevention and mental health awareness trainings spanning from Greeley to right here in Omaha. We are happy to provide these trainings free of charge to school districts, organizations, church groups, and companies. We train the staff, parents, and students, and have had resounding success
Recently I attended yet another meeting regarding Heritage Health and the significant issues that continue to plague the roll out to the integrated managed care contracts that were put in place on January 1st.
It seems like every time we connect with a news source we are hearing about healthcare, insurance, Medicaid, turmoil in Washington, D.C., and swirling accusations and speculation about what lies ahead. When in reality, what we need to be focusing on are the thousands of people who will be impacted by significant changes to these
The Kim Foundation is proud to announce that Mike Veny will serve as our keynote speaker for our annual A Time for Hope & Healing luncheon on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center – La Vista. Mike is a premier thought leader who approaches mental health awareness with a fresh