Uta Halee Girls Village, an organization dedicated to providing a healing environment to adolescents and their families through comprehensive treatment programming in Omaha, Neb., is taking its services to an even greater level with the opening of the Mildred Scott Wellness Center.Continue reading »
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Insights, news and resources on mental health and suicide prevention.
Incorporating a philosophy of mentorship and community building, Revive, Inc. operating as Horizon Recovery and Counseling Center, in Hasting, Neb.Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »
It was our privilege to attend the March 03, 2010 Heroes in the Heartland awards luncheon sponsored by the AmericanContinue reading »
In all the years we’ve worked in the mental health arena, perhaps the most hurtful of all experiences is toContinue reading »
In Oregon recently, it was my privilege to visit Wraparound Oregon, a team process focusing on the strengths and needsContinue reading »
We were guests at the Alternatives Conference held in Omaha in October. Alternatives is a national organization for people withContinue reading »
At the Governor’s Advisory Committee on Mental Health Services, we learned that one of the positive opportunities for change underwayContinue reading »
The VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System offers various resources to veterans and their family members in Nebraska and Iowa. The Support and Family Education (SAFE) program offered through the VA is one such program that assists veterans who struggle with mental illness and their family members and friends.Continue reading »
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.Continue reading »