The Kim Foundation Blog

Insights, news and resources on mental health and suicide prevention.

Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Shelter

For more than 30 years the Catholic Charities Domestic Violence Shelter in Omaha, Neb. has helped countless victims of domestic violence rebuild their lives by offering compassion, comfort, and care through a variety of specialized services and partnerships designed to help those in crisis make a fresh start.

Statistics report that nationally one in four women will experience some form of domestic violence in their lifetime and that an estimated 1.3 million women are victims of a physical assault by an intimate partner each year. Thousands of those cases affect Omaha. The Domestic Violence Coordinating Council reports that in 2008 the number of domestic violence calls made in Douglas County topped 23,000 with nearly 5,000 women and children seeking support services though local shelters. The need to address those numbers is paramount.

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Nebraska Medicaid Consumer Complaint Process

Magellan Behavioral Health of Nebraska, LLC is currently the administrative services organization for Nebraska Medicaid. Magellan wants to make sure you receive quality mental health care through Nebraska Medicaid. Each year a survey is sent out asking for participant’s opinion. The 2009 survey indicated that some individuals are not aware of how to express complaints they may have. Your opinion matters. And we want to make sure you know how to do this.

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