The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) recruits & educates students in behavioral health fields and trains & retains professionals already in the workforce. Learn more

Joe Evans, PhDHRSA grant will help children in underserved areas
The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) and the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) were recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund internship training for clinical counselors to address the behavioral health needs of children, adolescents and families in underserved areas of Nebraska.   Read more...

Webinar SeriesState Solutions in Workforce Webinar Now Available to View
BHECN shared innovative ideas around solving the state’s behavioral health provider shortage challenge in the first of four State Solutions in Workforce webinars hosted by SAMHSA, the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN), the Annapolis Coalition, the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD).   Read more...
The recorded webinar is now posted under Training & Education Videos at

Stomp out StigmaStomp Out Stigma Video
UNMC's Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institution has created a public service announcement video for mental health workforce development. The goal of the video is to help educate teachers and school professionals working with adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and provide a resource to help reduce stigma.   Read more...

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