The following statewide advocacy organizations invite you to join in their efforts to advocate for improved mental and behavioral health care:
Mental Health Association of Nebraska
Alan Green; Executive Director
1645 ‘N’ Street, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508
The Mental Health Association of Nebraska (MHA-NE) is a consumer-run, voluntary, not-for-profit, statewide association with Chapters located in communities throughout Nebraska. MHA-NE brings together service recipients, families, professionals, advocates, and concerned citizens to address all aspects of mental health and mental illness.
MHA-NE is dedicated to ensuring that public mental health policy is just, fair, and promotes equality and opportunity.
MHA-NE supports freedom for individuals with mental illness. Freedom to take advantage of any of life’s opportunities. Freedom to decide where one lives, works, the important things they will do with their lives, the relationships they establish, how they chose to contribute to their community, and what services they will use.
Jonah Deppe; Interim Executive Director
415 South 25th Avenue, Building LH
Omaha, NE 68131
NAMI Nebraska is a nonprofit, grassroots organization dedicated to education, support, and advocacy for anyone whose life has been touched by mental illness. NAMI believes in recovery and the hope for a better future.
NAMI Nebraska helps unite parents, spouses, siblings, friends, and people who have a mental illness together with mental health professionals to fight for improved treatment, a better quality of life, and recovery.
Nebraska Advocacy Services
The Center for Disability, Rights, Law and Advocacy
Tim Shaw; Chief Executive Officer
Eric Evans; Chief Operating Officer
134 South 13th Street, Suite 600
Lincoln, NE 68508
Nebraska Advocacy Services, Inc. (NAS), The Center for Disability Rights, Law and Advocacy, is a private, non-profit organization designated by the Governor to protect and advocate for the rights of Nebraskans with significant physical or mental disabilities. From its beginning, NAS has promoted the principles of equality, self-determination, and dignity of persons with disabilities.
NAS is independent of any public or private agency which provides treatment or services to people with disabilities. The board of directors is composed of individuals with disabilities, family members, and other people who are interested in the rights of people with disabilities.
Nebraska Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Candy Kennedy; Executive Director
702 West 14th Street
Hastings, NE 68901
The Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is recognized as the state leader in guaranteeing that all children and families in Nebraska are emotionally, behaviorally, and mentally strong, are empowered by family driven choices, and are fully honored in their diversity.
The mission of the Nebraska Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health is to continually advance the systems of care for children's behavioral health.
Voices for Children in Nebraska
Kathy Bigsby Moore; Executive Director
7521 Main Street, Suite 103
Omaha, NE 68127
Voices for Children is an independent, nonprofit organization committed to serving Nebraska's children by:
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