Behavioral Health Regions
Ponca State Park offers rolling hills and panoramic views of the Missouri River.
Regions 2 and 3
Sandhill cranes are a popular attraction along the central Platte River Valley.
Exploring the trails on horseback provides a new perspective of Niobrara State Park.
River City Roundup is a highly anticipated annual event in Omaha.
A windmill towers above the landscape at 2nd Wind Ranch near Comstock.
No health without mental health.
Homestead National Monument tells of those who came to claim free land.
Johnson Lake State Recreation Area near Lexington is a favorite fishing spot.
Fort Robinson near Crawford.
Nebraska Behavioral Health
2012-2013 Legislative Report documents BHECN's progress
BHECN program featured in NIMH Partner Spotlight
The Fall 2013 edition of NIMH’s e-newsletter, Outreach Connection, featured BHECN’s Ambassador Program in its Partner Spotlight section. The program introduces rural Nebraska high school and college students to behavioral health careers. See item.
Mental health care needs fall short
In an ideal world, a primary care physician would refer patients to mental health providers, and then the two would confer back and forth regarding the patient’s care.
Youth health experts encourage parents to keep an eye on children’s media usage, online habits
F.A.R.M. C.A.M.P. 2013
FARM CAMP (Frontier Area Rural Mental-health Camp And Mentorship Program) developed by Western Nebraska Behavioral Health, sponsored by BHECN, led by Dr. Catherine Jones-Hazledine.
A personal story of mental health & recovery
Local artist and thespian, Bob Donlan, shares his “experimental performance piece” in this 20 minute video.
Knowing the need for rural psychiatric care, she's filling it
Individuals who have lived experience of mental illness and/or substance use disorders volunteered to provide their insight, shared through their own words and images.
BEHAVIORAL CARE PROVIDER CONFERENCE
June 2013 DSM-5 Conference Update:
Translating New Diagnostic Criteria into Practice
BHECN Awarded NIMH Outreach Partnership
A National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) initiative to increase the public's access to science-based mental health information.
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Fall 2013 Nebraska Beacon Newsletter
Howard Liu, M.D.
Brent Khan, Ed.D.
Keith Anderson, M.S.
BHECN Kearney Project Director
Ambassador Program Coordinator