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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

Ambassador Program

BHECN To Present State Workforce Solutions Webinar

BHECN is hosting the first installment of a free webinar series highlighting current innovative behavioral health workforce development practices throughout the nation. SAMHSA is sponsoring the series along with NASADAD, NASMHPD, BHECN and The Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce. 

September 7, 1:00 p.m. Central Time

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Dr. Watanabe-Galloway

Dr. Watanabe-Galloway tapped for new role at BHECN

Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Ph.D., is joining the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) as research director, effective Aug. 15.

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BHECN Introduces YEOH Participants to Behavioral Health Careers

2016 North Omaha Speakers

BHECN was excited to host the behavioral health day at the 15th Annual Youth Expression of Health (YEOH) workshop held at North Omaha High School. The YEOH workshop, organized by Ira Combs, RN, MS, community nurse liaison in UNMC's Center for Reducing Health Disparities in the College of Public Health, and the North Omaha Area Health (NOAH), provides education for youth ages 12-20 who may be interested in health careers, public health and improving the community in which they live.

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Stomp 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.  

Stomp Out Stigma 

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