A local list of information and resources to be used both by those interested in peer support and for peers themselves. Please follow up with the contact person listed to ensure that the resource is still active and to confirm the time/location for any group or /meeting. Check back often as additional Nebraska resources will be added on a continual basis.
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Family Run Organizations of Nebraska
The Nebraska Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health (NEFFCMH) works towards ensuring that all children and families in Nebraska are emotionally, behaviorally, and mentally strong. Advances the systems of care for children’s behavioral health.
Health 360 Integrated Care Clinic
The Health 360 Integrated Care Clinic integrates mental health, substance use and primary care services to produce the best outcomes for you. Integrated care proves the most effective approach to caring for people with multiple healthcare needs.
Health 360 is a partnership between Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska and Bluestem Health, provides an affordable, holistic approach to care, especially for the most vulnerable.
For more information, go to https://www.lfsneb.org/service/health360clinic/
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska
Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska expresses God’s love for all people by providing quality human care services that build and strengthen individual, family and community life. We provide Children Services, Community Services, and Behavioral Health Services.
For more information, go to https://www.lfsneb.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness – NAMI Nebraska
Improves the quality of life of those with mental illness by providing education and support and advocating on their behalf.
Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organization
Promotes substance abuse and mental health services for Nebraskans, and is comprised of representatives from various behavioral health organizations from around the state.
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services – Behavioral Health
Provides individuals, families, and agencies behavioral health resources, such as information about services, laws, and related news.
Assists Nebraskans in locating available housing that best fits their needs either through the website or toll-free number.
Nebraska Family Helpline 1-888-866-8660
Connects children and families in Nebraska to training counselors who can provide counseling and connect families to local behavioral health providers; 24/7.
Nebraska Mental Health
Brings mental health service recipients, professionals, advocates, and concerned citizens together to address all aspects of mental health and illness.
Norfolk NAMI Support Group
Norfolk NAMI Support Group
When: Meets 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Where: 2700 Norfolk Ave, Norfolk, Nebraska 68701
For more information, go to https://naminebraska.org/norfolk-support-groups/
PAL - Parents of Addicted Loved Ones Support Group
The PAL Support group is for parents, other family members and friends, 18 years and older, of a loved one struggling with substance use. Preregistration is NOT required. The group includes a self contained educational lesson in addition to the group support component. Special events, speakers and rare schedule changes will be posted on this Facebook page ‘Parents of Addicted Loved Ones of Nebraska’.
We meet every Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8 pm at Lincoln City Church located at 5001 South 1st streets near first and Old Cheney. For more information about PAL visit www.palgroup.org or contact either of the following PAL Facilitators: Brenda at 402-560-3486 or email firstname.lastname@example.org OR Jackie Amos at 402-525-6198 or email email@example.com.
Group does not meet on major holidays. Any cancellations such as for inclement weather will be posted on the Parents of Addicted Loved Ones of Nebraska Facebook page. Cancellations will also be available on channel 10/11 or on their closings notification website.
Peer-to-Peer Co-reflection - Region V
Peer-to-Peer Co-reflection Region V
Intentional Peer Support co-reflection is about creating mutual learning relationships, focusing on hope and possibility, and exploring together the four tasks – connection, worldview, mutuality and moving towards.
Please join other peers in learning and growing both individually and as a community.
When: 1st Thursday of every month – 9:00am- 11:00am
Where: Region V building, 1645 N Street, Lincoln Ne
Peer Support Group - Hosted by OutNebraska
Peer Support Group – Hosted by OutNebraska
A free and confidential peer-led group for LGBTQ folks ages 18+ that attends to build hope, strength and community. Join this free, confidential group facilitated by Certified Peer Support Specialist, Alex Vera, to share experiences and build hope.
When: Every Sunday
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm
Where: The Foundry, Third Floor, Green Room – 211 N 14th, Lincoln, NE 68508
Hosted by OutNebraska
Foundry Contact Info: (402) 277-8778 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families
Staying Connected During Tough Times — Resources for Nebraska Farmers, Ranchers, and Their Families:
Rural Response Hotline — 800-464-0258
The hotline offers access to attorneys, financial advisors, professional counselors, mediators, clergy, and others. There are 167 behavioral health professionals working with the Rural Response Hotline. Ask about no-cost vouchers for counseling services.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 800-273-8255
A national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Crisis Text Line — Text GO to 741741
Free, 24/7 support for those in crisis, connecting people in crisis to trained Crisis Counselors.
Veterans Crisis Line — 800-273-8255, press 1 or text to 838255
Connect with this resource to reach caring, qualified responders within the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.
Negotiations Program — 800-446-4071
Mediation services for agricultural borrowers, creditors, and USDA program participants. Free one-on-one education on agricultural financial and legal matters.
The Boys Town National Hotline — 800-448-3000
Not just for boys, but for all teens and their parents, this hotline is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with specially trained counselors. A TDD line is available (1-800-448-1833), allowing counselors to communicate with speech-impaired and deaf callers.
Nebraska Family Helpline — 800-866-8660
Resource for parents with any issue.
SAMHSA National Helpline — 800-662-HELP (4357)
Free, confidential, 24/7, 365-days-a-year treatment referral in English and Spanish for individuals and families experiencing issues with alcohol, prescription drug, or other substance abuse.
Trained professionals acting as volunteers, bringing immediate support to those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Visit NElossteam.nebraska.edu for a map with phone numbers of LOSS teams across the state or see the recent CropWatch story, Local Teams Help Family, Friends Cope After a Suicide.
You are not alone. We care about you!
We offer access to the industries best sober coaches, sober transporters, sober companions, life coaches, personal trainers, nutrition coaches, health coaches, as well as valuable resources to help individuals with substance abuse issues break the cycle of addiction. Our passionate team is dedicated to helping you look, feel, and be your best. For more information go to https://sobercoaching.com/
Contact Aaron Barnes at email@example.com
Transitional Age Independent Living Classes
Region 6 Independent Living Class provides resources, skills and education to transition aged youth 16-26 who have experienced mental health or substance use challenges with the County’s of Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy or Washington. Monthly, on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30-6 pm at Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare, 4715 South 132nd Street, Omaha, NE 68137.
Variety of topics include: Employment, Education, Financial Responsibility, Housing, Health and Wellness, Relationships and Social Skills. And More!
Transitional Resources for Youth (TRY) Consultation Team
The Transitional Resources for Youth (TRY) Team is a case consultation team that assists young adults in developing a plan and addressing challenges they face as they transition into adulthood. The TRY Team addresses any challenges a young adult ages 16-26 who’s facing behavioral healthcare challenges residing in Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy or Washington counties. Click here for information.
Representatives of the TRY Team include community providers who offer a wide range of services for young adults. Each member brings valuable knowledge and expertise to the TRY Team. Participating agencies are listed on the left.
Anyone interested in making a referral should contact the TRY Coordinator at Region 6 (firstname.lastname@example.org). The referring party will be asked to complete a short referral form. The guardian and/or young adult will be asked to complete an authorization to disclose information granting permission for their information to be shared at the meeting. The TRY Coordinator will contact the referring party to coordinate a date and time to attend the TRY Team meeting based on availability.
Each young adult is assigned a 20 minute block of time during the meeting. During this time, the young adult or referring party will be asked to share historical information with the TRY Team and to identify the young adult’s goals. The team will provide suggestions for existing services and resources available in the community to assist the young adult with their transition plan. A copy of the transition plan and recommendations will be provided to the young adult and referring party at the conclusion of the staffing.
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