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


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Virtual Talk Saves Lives - Firearms

For more information & to register go to: afsp.org/nebraska


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Thursday, April 30, 2020

UNK - Virtual Day "Coming Together"

For more information & to register go to: afsp.org/nebraska

May
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Talk Save Lives - For Seniors

For more information & to register go to: afsp.org/nebraska


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Talk Saves Lives

For more information & to register go to: afsp.org/nebraska


Young People's Peer Group Online

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

4:00 - 5:00pm

Online platform group discussion

The PURPOSE of the group, DEFINED by the group: To build connections with peers who have experienced similar problems, who will truly listen without making assumptions, to share problems in a safe and confidential space,to receive trustworthy support and advice, to make friends with people who are trustworthy and positive, to help each other by offering support and sharing experiences in overcoming past struggles

Pre-register to Cheyenne: csnake@regionsix.com or 402-699-2622


Action Alliance: National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life

Friday - Sunday, May 15 – 17, 2020

The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention's (Action Alliance) National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life is an annual event during which faith communities all around the country pledge to join in prayer for those who have been touched by suicide, those who are dealing with mental health concerns or feelings of hopelessness, and those who love and care for them.

To learn more about National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, & Life, visit www.prayfaithhopelife.org


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


Young People's Peer Group Online

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

4:00 - 5:00pm

Online platform group discussion

The PURPOSE of the group, DEFINED by the group: To build connections with peers who have experienced similar problems, who will truly listen without making assumptions, to share problems in a safe and confidential space,to receive trustworthy support and advice, to make friends with people who are trustworthy and positive, to help each other by offering support and sharing experiences in overcoming past struggles

Pre-register to Cheyenne: csnake@regionsix.com or 402-699-2622


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


NET Program Focuses on Mental Health and Moving Forward for 2020 Graduates

Thursday, May 28, 2020

8:00 PM

High school and college are supposed to be times for making memories, but COVID-19 changed all of that for the Class of 2020. The cancellation of sports, proms, concerts and graduations, along with isolation from friends and a worldwide pandemic are a new reality for graduates.

In “Class of 2020: Moving Forward,” NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, brings together mental health professionals and students who reflect on the impact of changes to the end of the school year and discuss how to successfully cope with disruptions and future challenges. The program premieres at 8 p.m. CT, Thursday, May 28 on NET and Facebook.

Leading the discussion will be Dr. David Miers, counseling and program development manager for mental health services at Bryan Medical Center in Lincoln. He will be joined by Corey Farlee, school counselor at Grand Island Senior High; Dr. Nancy Kelley, a professor at the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and Saisha Adhikari, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln senior studying psychology and public health and a health center advisory board member for the Association of Students of the University of Nebraska.

High school and college students from across Nebraska also participate in the program, sharing their feelings and experiences in video journals recorded from home and submitted to NET. Keeping participants and NET staff safe and socially distant was a priority during production of the program.

“Class of 2020: Moving Forward” will also air on television at 8:30 p.m. CT, Friday, May 29 on NET. It can be seen on NET World at 8:30 p.m. CT, Monday, June 1 and at 9:30 a.m. CT on Thursday, June 4.


NAMIWalks Your Way Nebraska: A Virtual Event

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

9:00 AM

Please take photos and videos or share your activity on a favorite social media with the link to #NAMIWalksNEveralone, #NotAlone and #MentalHealthForAll

For more information, visit https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=894


Brighter Days: An Initiative of Center for Holistic Development

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

Rally at 9:00 AM (Via Zoom)
Walk at 10:00 AM

A Virtual Memorial Rally & Walk to raise awareness, honor the memories of lost loved ones, and promote culturally specific mental health services/resources within the African American Community!

You can register directly online at:  https://runsignup.com/Race/NE/Omaha/MemorialCelebrationRallyWalk 

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: This has moved to a virtual platform, please visit the link below for more details as they become available!

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/


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
Grief's Journey: Grief Facilitator Training

July 22nd - July 24th

Are you wanting professional education to better support grieving families with whom you work or know? Consider attending our inaugural Virtual Grief Facilitator Training!  Participants will utilize Zoom for discussions and demonstrations and Moodle to complete modules. CEUs are awarded.

To learn more, visit: https://griefsjourney.org/training/grief-facilitator-training/


Grief's Journey: Remembrance Walk & 5k Race

July 25th- July 26th

Virtually anywhere! All proceeds go to the provision of FREE grief support in our community. Pre-event memorial activities and swag pick-up is on Friday, July 24th from 12:00pm - 8:00pm

CDC regulations to be followed by staff, volunteers and participants alike.

Find out more information and register here: https://griefsjourney.org/events/remembrance-walk/


The Center for Holistic Development, Inc. hosts Dare to Believe Virtual Mental Health Conference 2020: Behavioral Health Strategies for Communities of Color

July 27th - July 30th

The virtual Minority Mental Health Conference will feature local behavioral health professionals to provide strategies for working with communities of color. Each day beginning Monday, July 27 through Thursday, July 30, practitioners will guide you through suggested practices that enhance your ability to work effectively in communities of color.

$20 per workshop

To register for event please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chd-minority-mental-health-virtual-conference-2020-tickets-112106543690


 
August
Jewish Family Service: The Ethics of Telehealth

August 7th 

9:00am - 11:00am

Jewish Community Center
333 S. 132nd Street Omaha, NE 68154

Counseling recently went through a sudden and unexpected move to provide services exclusively using a virtual format (Zoom, Skype, etc.). Allowances provided by the State helped ensure clients and counselors could connect electronically or in person.  2 CEUs are available.

Price: $40

Event flyer: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Ethics-Workshop-August-2020---Registration-now-OPEN-.html?soid=1107531848890&aid=Z3yUS0NwcUc

Register here:
https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eh1vu6hq31b3985e&oseq=&c=&ch=


Nebraska Public Health Conference

Tuesday & Wednesday, August 25 & 26, 2020

Nebraska Innovation Campus, Lincoln

For more information, visit https://nalhd.org/2020neph/2020-neph-conference-main.html


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


Nebraska Brain Injury Conference

Thursday & Friday, September 3 & 4, 2020

Younes Conference Center, Kearney

For more information: Cindy at 402-304-8103 or cindy@biane.org


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Out of the Darkness Omaha Walk

Saturday, September 12th

Walk Location: Stinson Park at Aksarben Village - 2285 S 67th Street, Omaha, NE 68106
Check-in/Registration Time: 8:00 am
Walk Program Begins: 11:00 am
Walk Ends: 2:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Amy Reed (below) or Laura Gregory - lauralgregory@gmail.com - 402-301-3966 
Contact Phone: 402-208-6866 
Contact Email: yankeefan73@cox.net

Visit website: https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=6789


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.