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The Kim Foundation® lives out its mission of improving lives through mental health and suicide prevention by connecting people to resources. Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize a behavioral health event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

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  • January
    NAMI Omaha’s Monthly Affiliate Meeting
    Thursday, January 3, 2019

    NAMI Nebraska Strategic Plan presented by Loren Knauss, Executive Director. Hear about the reinvention of NAMI Nebraska

    6:00 p.m., light dinner will be served
    First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street
    Park in the lot of the east side of the church just off 69th Street, enter at Door 4 and proceed to Room 112

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Linda Jensen at ljensen@unmc.edu or NAMI at (402) 345-8101


    Living Well Workshops - Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare & Douglas County
    Wednesdays, January 9 - February 20, 2019

    The Living Well Workshops are 2.5 hour classes that will be held for six weeks to help you learn ways to self-manage your health and take charge of your life. Anyone living with an ongoing health condition is welcome.

    2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    Douglas County Health Center, 4102 Woolworth Avenue
    Cost: Free
    Contact: jhausman@regionsix.com or (402) 490-2700
    *Space is limited, call or email to register


    NAMI Family – to – Family Education Program
    Tuesday nights starting January 14, 2019

    A series of 12 classes (one session each Tuesday) structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with mental illness/brain disorders while maintaining their own well–being. The classes include information about mental illnesses, medications, coping, resources, problem solving, empathy, and family communication. Each course is limited to 25 people, please register by January 7, 2019.

    6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
    King of Kings Church, 11615 I Street
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Carrin Meadows at cmeadows@naminebraska.org or (402) 345-8101


    NAMI Family – to – Family Education Program
    Tuesday nights starting January 17, 2019

    A series of 12 classes (one session each Tuesday) structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with mental illness/brain disorders while maintaining their own well-being. The classes include information about mental illnesses, medications, coping, resources, problem solving, empathy, and family communication. Each course is limited to 25 people, please register by January 7, 2019.

    5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
    Community Alliance, 41st & Leavenworth
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Carrin Meadows at cmeadows@naminebraska.org or (402) 345-8101


  • February
    NAMI Omaha’s Monthly Affiliate Meeting
    Thursday, February 7, 2019

    Mental Health Bills in the Nebraska Legislature in 2019 presented by Brad Muerrens of Disability Riths, Nebraska.

    6:00 p.m., light dinner will be served
    First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street
    Park in the lot of the east side of the church just off 69th Street, enter at Door 4 and proceed to Room 112

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Linda Jensen at ljensen@unmc.edu or NAMI at (402) 345-8101


    Living Well Workshops - Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare & Douglas County
    Wednesdays, January 9 - February 20, 2019

    The Living Well Workshops are 2.5 hour classes that will be held for six weeks to help you learn ways to self-manage your health and take charge of your life. Anyone living with an ongoing health condition is welcome.

    2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    Douglas County Health Center, 4102 Woolworth Avenue
    Cost: Free
    Contact: jhausman@regionsix.com or (402) 490-2700
    *Space is limited, call or email to register


  • March
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • April
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • May
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • June
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • July
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • August
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • September
    No events at this time.

    Check back often as additional events will be added on a continual basis. If you would like to publicize an event in your community, please email us at info@thekimfoundation.org.

  • October
    NAMI Omaha’s Monthly Affiliate Meeting

    Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Kim Carroll, Research Coordinator of Creighton University Department of Psychiatry, will be discussing Treatment Resistant Schizophrenia:  New Discoveries and Old Issues; specifically about Lu AF35700, a new compound currently undergoing testing with human subjects, as well as the current needs towards the advancement of Lu AF35700.

    6:00 p.m., light dinner will be served
    First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street
    Park in the lot of the east side of the church just off 69th Street, enter at Door 4 and proceed to Room 112

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Linda Jensen at ljensen@unmc.edu or NAMI at (402) 345-8101


    A Time for Hope & Healing – The Kim Foundation

    Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Each year, The Kim Foundation hosts a luncheon to help build awareness around mental health and suicide prevention by bringing in a prominent speaker to educate the community. This year, we are pleased to announce that Patrick Kennedy will be the keynote speaker. This event will be unlike any other that has raised awareness around mental health. Please join us for an afternoon packed with education, awareness, and support.

    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon & Keynote
    Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center – La Vista
    Cost: $75.00/person for luncheon
    Contact: Julia Hebenstreit at jhebenstreit@thekimfoundation.org


    Veterans Resource Fair sponsored by HETRA

    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Browse community booths to learn about veteran-specific programs, offers, products and services only available to the Veteran Community. While you are there, get to know the HETRA Therapy Horses. Free raffle prizes and the Pancake Man from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

    9:00 a. m. - 12:00 p.m.
    HETRA Arena, 10130 S. 222nd Street, Gretna

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Jodi Teal at (402) 359-8830

  • November
    NAMI Omaha’s Monthly Affiliate Meeting
    Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Women's Center for Advancement Services in Omaha

    6:00 p.m., light dinner will be served
    First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street
    Park in the lot of the east side of the church just off 69th Street, enter at Door 4 and proceed to Room 112

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Linda Jensen at ljensen@unmc.edu or NAMI at (402) 345-8101


    Make a Wish - Save a Life 5K Race
    Sunday, November 11, 2018

    4:00 p.m.
    Towl Park, 9310 West Center Road

    Presented by: Westside DECA & The Kim Foundation
    Register at: http://bit.ly/2CHPrMY 

    Cost: $20 per person includes t-shirt
    Contact: schau.sarah@westside66.net


    NAMI Family – to – Family Education Program
    Tuesday nights starting September 11 - November 27

    A series of 12 classes (one session each Tuesday) structured to help caregivers understand and support individuals with mental illness/brain disorders while maintaining their own well-being. The classes include information about mental illnesses, medications, coping, resources, problem solving, empathy, and family communication. Each course is limited to 25 people, please register by September 4, 2018.

    6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
    Christ Community Church, 404 S. 108th Avenue
    Cost: Free
    Contact: Carrin Meadows at cmeadows@naminebraska.org or (402) 345-8101


  • December
    NAMI Omaha’s Monthly Affiliate Meeting

    Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Share & Care Meeting: Tips for Holiday Challenges

    6:00 p.m., Pot luck meal, please bring a favorite dish to share.

    First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street

    Park in the lot of the east side of the church just off 69th Street, enter at Door 4 and proceed to Room 112

    Cost: Free
    Contact: Linda Jensen at ljensen@unmc.edu or NAMI at (402) 345-8101


    Talk Saves Lives – Brief Introduction to Suicide Prevention

    Tuesday, December 11, 2018

    6:00 p.m.
    Twin Rivers YMCA, 6100 Twin Rivers Circle, Valley

    Presented by: AFSP Nebraska

    Cost: Free
    Contact: nebraska@afsp.org

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