Behavioral Health Resources

Welcome to the BHECN's Behavioral Health Resource page. Below, you'll find information about mental health services, including online links and resources useful for consumers/patients, their families, health care professionals and the general public. You'll also find links to other behavioral health organizations and community-based services to help and support anyone who wishes to learn more about mental health issues, educational programs and possible treatment options.  Contact us with additional resources you'd like included on our page:

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

ACEs Too High is a news site for the general public. It covers research and the latest developments in research about adverse childhood experiences and children's developing brains, as well as how organizations, agencies, businesses, states, communities and individuals are implementing ACE concepts and trauma-informed practices. is a social network for people who are implementing or who are thinking about implementing ACE- or trauma-informed practices. They are able to share best (and worst) practices, form groups, send private messages and develop useful resources.

Child Mind Institute Child Mind Institute

Dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere, empowering children and their families with help, hope and answers.

D.R.E.A.M.--Developing Resilience through Engagement, Awareness and Media    DREAM Logo

Developed from Massachusetts General Hospital and Home  The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds provides information and resources regarding mental health needs of our youth, family, and self.


National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)   NAMI logo
Since its inception in 1979, NAMI has been dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness. Over the past three decades, NAMI has established itself as a national grassroots mental health advocacy organization. Dedication, steadfast commitment and unceasing belief in NAMI's mission by its grassroots advocates are strong values designed to produced profound changes. NAMI's greatest strength is the dedication of our grassroots leaders and members. The membership is comprised of families, friends and individuals who serve to strengthen communities across the country.

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National Council for Behavioral Health is the unifying voice of America's community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. Find Research, Evident-Based Programs, technical expertise

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)        NIMH Logo
This site provides information about the signs and symptoms, treatment and resources available for mental illnesses.


National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse     National Mental Health logo   
The National Mental Health Consumers' Self-Help Clearinghouse, the nation's first national consumer technical assistance center, has played a major role in the development of the mental health consumer movement. The consumer movement strives for dignity, respect, and opportunity for those with mental illnesses. 

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This site provides resources for specific clinical practices as well as general behavioral health tools.


Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NDHHS) Resources:

Consumer Advocacy:  Office of Consumer Affairs, NDHHS 

Community-Based Services:  Divison of Behavioral Health, NDHHS



Nebraska Resource and Referral System (NRRS)
The NRRS is a statewide database created with input from Nebraska families, service providers and organizations. The NRRS provides 1-800 numbers as well as web sites and email contacts to help people in need connect faster to the services they are seeking.

Network of Care for Behavioral Health is an online information place for individuals, families and agencies concerned with mental and emotional wellness, substance abuse and developmental disabilities.

Network of Care






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No Kidding Me Too NKM2!
No Kidding, Me Too! Founder and President, Joe Pantoliano created a 501(c)(3) public charity, whose purpose is to remove the stigma attached to brain disease (BD) through education and the breaking down of societal barriers. The organization's goal is to empower those with BD to admit their illness, seek treatment, and become even greater members of society. 


Open Door     Open Door

Local artist and thespian, Bob Donlan, shares his "experimental performance piece" through his art and spoken word in his 20 minute video.

Project Relate 
Project Relate
Project Relate has been established to emphasize the fact that there are resources and people all across Nebraska who are available to help and reassure people that "You are not alone".

Recipes for Wellness and Recovery                                 Recipes

Author Julie McClure, Peer Specialist and Health Educator, shares her insight and encouragement!

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SAMHSA logo
SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.


Teens Finding Hope Teens Finding Hope
Providing resources and encouragement to teens and families affected by depression.


The World Health Organization (WHO) WHO logo
The World Health Organization has recently published a vital document for advancing the cause of Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, entitled "Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education & Collaborative Practice".



What a Difference a Friend Makes
Check out all the videos posted with the campaign What a Difference a Friend Makes Video Contest.  It's a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of friendships in wellness and recovery.