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

57ec8522c6b7a.image.jpg Rural areas face bigger mental health shortages 
BHECN's Co-director, Dr. Brent Khan, recently visited with the Columbus Telegram about rural mental health shortages. Learn more.

dennis.pngBHECN Webinar Series: How to Apply Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention - Dec. 5

Join BHECN for a free webinar on mindfulness-based relapse prevention presented by Dr. Dennis McChargue, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Learn more.

Dr-Liu-award.jpgE-curriculum earns Dr. Liu national recognition

BHECN's Director, Dr. Howard Liu, is the recipient of the Creativity in Psychiatric Education Award from the American College of Psychiatrists. Read more about the e-learning curriculum Dr. Liu helped develop, which includes a peer-reviewed library of psychiatry cases.  Learn more.

Emily Donaghue Ambassador Spotlight - Meet Emily J. Donoghue, MSE
Emily discovered her passion for working with people living with mental illness and substance use disorders during her time working at a long-term treatment facility.
With support and encouragement from her coworkers, she obtained a Bachelor of Psychology and a Master of Science in Education in Counselor Education/Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wayne State College. She just completed an internship where she gained new experience working with children and families and aspires to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Read more

Brent Khan Two Grants to Expand Rural Behavioral Health Services

BHECN announces two new grants impacting rural behavioral health, both funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): 

Grant Provides Tuition Assistance for Addiction Counselors and Community Health Workers

Grant Expands Rural Behavioral Health Services with Training for Master's and Doctoral-level Students

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