Calendar of Events

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
Region 6 Behavioral Health Mental Health First Aid Training

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare: 4715 South 132nd Street, Omaha NE 68137

Cost: Free
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adult-mental-health-first-aid-tickets-79221725313

February
NAMI Walks Rally

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Come learn more about how you can become an important part of the 2020 NAMI Walks Nebraska event. See how you can become a volunteer or form a team to raise awareness for people experiencing mental illness. This will be a fun family event.

From: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Where: Burke High School Cafeteria: 12200 Burke St., Omaha, NE 68154

Cost: Free

Learn more at: www.namiwalks.org/nebraska


Region 6 Behavioral Health Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

The Youth Mental Heath First Aid curriculum is designed to teach adults how to help youth experiencing mental health challenges.

8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare: 4715 South 132nd Street, Omaha NE 68137

Cost: Free
Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-mental-health-first-aid-tickets-79234774343

 

March
Family Support Conference: Promoting Recovery of a Loved One

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Mid-America MHTTC, Community Alliance and NAMI Omaha are providing the conference to help family members learn more about how to best support relatives with mental illness, network with others who are supporting family members with mental illness, and explore methods of self-care to use while caring for a loved one.

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Place: Thompson Alumni Center, 6705 Dodge Street, Omaha

Cost: $30/person

To register, bit.ly/FSC_Register


Building Community: A Zoom Meeting to Check in with Each Other

Thursday, March 26th

Time: 5:30pm

Join Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) in a zoom meeting to check in with each other. It is important now more than ever to know that we are stronger together. 

Zoom meeting information:

Join zoom meeting https://zoom.us/j/467282498 with the Meeting ID: 467 282 498 or dial by your location:

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
+1 253 215 8782 US
+1 301 715 8592 US

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ajPPs9NOn

April
NAMI Omaha Educational Meeting

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Omaha Integrative Care will present on an approach to care that puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Place: First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street.  Park in the lot on the east side of the church. Enter at door 4 or 6 and proceed to room 112.

Cost: Free, a light meal is also provided

Contact:  namiomaha@gmail.com


Building Community: A Zoom Meeting to Check in with Each Other

Thursday, April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th

Time: 5:30pm

Join Omaha Together One Community (OTOC) in a zoom meeting to check in with each other. It is important now more than ever to know that we are stronger together. 

Zoom meeting information:

Join zoom meeting https://zoom.us/j/467282498 with the Meeting ID: 467 282 498 or dial by your location:

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
+1 253 215 8782 US
+1 301 715 8592 US

Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ajPPs9NOn


Region 6 Behavioral Health Mental Health First Aid Training

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare: 4715 South 132nd Street, Omaha NE 68137

Cost: Free

Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-first-aid-tickets-79253885505

May
NAMI Omaha Educational Meeting

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Gina Moulas of the Veterans Administration Services in Omaha will discuss PTSD, its effects on family members, and resources offered at the Veterans Administration. The NAMI Homefront Program will also be highlighted.

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Place: First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street.  Park in the lot on the east side of the church. Enter at door 4 or 6 and proceed to room 112.

Cost: Free, a light meal is also provided

Contact:  namiomaha@gmail.com


LEAP Evidence-Based Training

Thursday - Saturday, May 7 – 9, 2020

Mental Healthcare Professionals, Justice Professionals, Family Caregivers and Peer Specialists are invited to learn how to use the LEAP Approach.  There are two trainings:  LEAP Course and Train-the-Trainer Certification.

Place: Creighton University Harper Center, 602 North 20th Street

Cost: Varied amounts with a discount of 20% for NAMI Members.  Code:  NAMINE20

Contact:  To register, LFRP.org/events


The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Tuesday, May 26th

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010


Region 6 Behavioral Health Youth Mental Health First Aid

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The Youth Mental Heath First Aid curriculum is designed to teach adults how to help youth experiencing mental health challenges.

8:30 AM-5:00 PM

Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare: 4715 South 132nd Street, Omaha NE 68137

Cost: Free Registration

Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/youth-mental-health-first-aid-tickets-79254366945

June
NAMI Omaha Educational Meeting

Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Peer Survivor Movement will be featured.  Moving forward in recovery!

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Place: First United Methodist Church, 7020 Cass Street.  Park in the lot on the east side of the church. Enter at door 4 or 6 and proceed to room 112.

Cost: Free, a light meal is also provided

Contact: namiomaha@gmail.com


Nebraska School Mental Health Conference

June 4th-5th, 2020

Location: Embassy Suites Conference Center, 12520 Westport Pkwy, La Vista, NE 68128

The Nebraska School Mental Health Initiative was launched to promote strong mental health services in our schools; to provide resources and training to increase access; and to promote early intervention and wrap around services for youth and families.

For more information & registration follow this link: https://www.thekimfoundation.org/nebraska-school-mental-health/


NAMI Walks Nebraska

Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Join NAMI for the 5K walk as they raise awareness and funds for mental health programs and support services.

Build your team and register for free online at www.namiwalks.org/nebraska

Time: 9:00 AM check-in time & 10:00 AM start time

Location: Elmwood Park, 802 S. 60th Street, Omaha, NE

Cost: Free

Contact: Carrin Meadows at cmeadows@naminebraska.org or 402-345-8101


The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Tuesday, June 23rd

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010

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
The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Thursday, August 27th

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010

September
Kick off to Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Tuesday, September 1st

The Kim Foundation will be hosting a booth at the Omaha Storm Chasers game to bring awareness to suicide prevention.

Time: 7:00pm

Place: Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, NE 68046


The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Tuesday, September 22nd

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010


The Kim Foundation's School Resource Fair

Tuesday, September 29th

The School Resource Fair is an educational opportunity for school staff to learn about local organizations and programs that serve students and families impacted by mental/behavioral health concerns. Registration will open in August. Any questions, please contact latkinson@thekimfoundation.org

Time: 8:00am-12:00pm

Place: Bellevue University Symposium & Multi-Purpose Room, 1000 Galvin Road South

October
A Time for Hope & Healing - The Kim Foundation's Annual Event

Tuesday, October 20th

The Kim Foundation is excited to welcome Scarlett & JT Lewis this year for their annual Luncheon & Keynote!

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Location: Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center La Vista, NE

For more information follow this link: https://www.thekimfoundation.org/annual-event/


The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Tuesday, October 27th

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010

November
The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition (MASPC)

Tuesday, November 24th

The Metro Area Suicide Prevention Coalition is a community collaboration working to end suicide in the Metro Area. The coalition meets the fourth Tuesday of every month (unless otherwise noted). Anyone in the community is welcome to attend!

Time: 8:30am-10:00am

Place: Boys Town Conference Center: 14100 Crawford Street, Boys Town, NE 68010

December
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.